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If you’re feeling frazzled, burnt out, perhaps need a little facial work, there’s a medical spa that will meet your needs. But how can you be sure you’re in safe hands? Here, two experts explore the growth of this trillion-dollar-plus industry and explain why the ISO standard for medical spas is a valuable …
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After the long winter, getting outside and moving around is a great way to stay healthy and enjoy the warmer weather. But summer is also peak time for outdoor sports injuries. Here’s how ISO’s technical committee for sports and other leisure pursuits keeps you safe and active in the sun.
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We all know prevention is better than cure, so with the expansion of mobile apps and the rapidly evolving functionalities that they offer, our chances of improved health are looking stronger. But what are the pitfalls, and how can manufacturers iron out the creases and make them even safer, more secure …

Tunisia is the second most popular destination in the world for thalassotherapy after France. How did it manage to achieve this? The answer lies in its implementation of ISO 17680, which has helped to build a healthy tourism sector and boost the economy.

Medical tourism is seeing healthy growth: almost a quarter-million patients travelled across borders for treatment last year alone. From dental checks to cosmetic surgery, to life-saving procedures, ISO 22525 holds great promise for the sector.  
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Looking after our own and each other’s health and well-being has never been more important. Commuting remains an essential part of our everyday lives and offers us an efficient way to increase physical activity daily. Luckily, electrically power-assisted cycles, or EPACs, are on the rise – paving the …
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Reducing and managing risks related to medical devices is the objective of a key industry standard, ISO 14971. Detailed guidance to optimize its use has just been updated.
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The ISO member for China, SAC, has set its sights on the country’s growing elderly population with new national standards to improve quality of care homes.
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Nutritional labelling of infant formulas is, unsurprisingly, a heavily regulated area, meaning tight rules around the nutrients they contain. ISO has an industry-recognized series of International Standards for the determination of such nutrients, the latest of which has just been published.

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