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HPV Vaccines Keep Virus at Bay

27 Oct 2014|Health, Uncategorized|

What is Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine? Generally, vaccines are treatments that can prevent infections. Vaccines work by preparing our body to fight germs that cause a certain infection. The process of giving a vaccine is known as vaccination or immunisation. There are many vaccines designated for different types of germs and infections worldwide. The

Are Your Pap Smears Up To Date?

10 Oct 2014|Health|

What is Pap smear screening? And why should you do the test? Pap smear test is a procedure that detects for changes in the cells of the cervix (neck of the womb).  It detects whether there are any changes in the cervix that indicate cancer and if so, can be detected early and treated with

IMU Nutrition and Dietetics Lecturer won Second Prize for Best Poster Award at Medical Conference

9 Oct 2014|Programmes, Staff|

21 September 2014 – Dr Tan Sue Yee, lecturer of the Nutrition & Dietetics Department of International Medical University (IMU) won second prize for Best Poster Award at the recent Malaysian Paediatric Haematology & Oncology (MASPHO) 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, which was held from 20 – 21 September, at Boulevard Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The theme for this

IMU Postgraduate Alumnus is Recipient of the 2014 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment

2 Oct 2014|Alumni, MSc in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research)|

An International Medical University (IMU) Postgraduate Alumnus, Dr Kamalan Jeevaratnam, is this year’s recipient of the Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment. The award presentation ceremony was held at the Malaysian Petroleum Club, Kuala Lumpur on the 4 September 2014. Dr Kamalan will using the funds from the grant to pursue a research titled 'Mechanistic

An Enriching Experience for IMU Students at the Fifth University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS)

1 Oct 2014|Programmes, Students|

1 August - 7 August 2014 – Two International Medical University (IMU) second year students in the medicine programme, Jimmy Toh Tinrui and Carin Ooi Hui Ling, attended the 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. More than 600 young delegates from as many as 47 countries took part in the

IMU Biomedical Science Alumnus’ Journey to Postgraduate Studies

30 Sep 2014|Alumni, Biomedical Science|

Haw Tatt Yhew started his studies at biomedical science at International Medical University in 2010 and upon graduation, continued his studies at a postgraduate level, studying a Masters programme in the field of Neuroscience at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). To date, this IMU alumnus has had one successful publication (first author) in the Journal of Neuroinflammation (JNI). The manuscript

Never Too Late to Know the Facts: Cervical Cancer

26 Sep 2014|Health|

What is cervical cancer? • Cervical cancer is a malignant tumour arising from cells from cervix (the bottom part or neck of the womb or uterus) • Cervical cancer happens when normal cells in the cervix change into abnormal cells and grow out of control • It is the second most common cancer and fourth


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