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Rokok Punca Utama Kanser Oral

18 Nov 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Oral cancer in this country, according to Dr Sobial Bilal, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Dentistry, is mainly caused by smoking, chewing betel and drinking alcohol.  Dr Hussein Al Wakeel, a dental officer at the IMU's Oral Health Centre, adds that early detection of oral cancer is difficult as there are few early

Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s in Malaysia

17 Nov 2017|Health|

According to Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia (2016), it is predicted that now there are about 50,000 people in Malaysia with this disease. The estimated number of older people with this disease worldwide is expected to double every 20 years. It is therefore surprising to know that most people in Malaysia perceive AD or dementia as

Cancer Marker Tests – Are They Accurate?

31 Oct 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Although tumour markers are extremely useful in determining whether a tumor is responding to treatment or  assessing whether it has recurred, no tumor marker identified to date is sufficiently sensitive or specific to be used on its own to screen for cancer. A tumour marker is a substance that is produced by the body in response to cancer, or is produced by the cancer cell itself. itself. Sometimes,

Highlights of ICAP 2017 Conference

23 Oct 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

IMU was the proud venue sponsor for the Innovating Care Asia Pacific Conference on 30 September 2017 and 01 October 2017. Over 100 high-level representatives from the different sectors of healthcare in the region including government agencies, healthcare stakeholders and industry players participated in ICAP2017 at the University's campus in Bukit Jalil. Read about the highlights

Are Cancer Marker Tests Reliable?

1 Oct 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Cancer markers or tumour markers are used to help detect, diagnose, and manage some types of cancer. A cancer marker is a substance that is produced by the body in response to cancer, or is produced by the cancer cell itself. It's found in very high levels in the blood, urine or body tissue of

IMU Healthcare Welcomes New CEO

15 Sep 2017|Health|

IMU Healthcare, a modern healthcare provider in Malaysia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Chong Su-Lin as its Chief Executive Officer effective 11 September 2017. A graduate of the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, Dr Chong began her early career in the National Health Service, UK.  In 1990 she took a

Acupuncture Services for Fertility Treatment

6 Sep 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Award-winning healthcare providers TMC Fertility Centre and IMU Healthcare(IMUH) signed a MOU to offer acupuncture services to couples seeking fertility treatment. The MOU was concluded by Prof Abdul Aziz Baba, Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chancellor of IMU Education, and Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Khalid Abdul Kadir, Chairman of TMC Life Sciences, at the fertility centre’s headquarters in Kota Damansara.

TMC Fertility Centre and IMU Healthcare Ink MOU

30 Aug 2017|Health|

Fertility centre to offer acupuncture as part of holistic treatment Kota Damansara, 25 August 2017 - Award-winning healthcare providers TMC Fertility Centre and IMU Healthcare (IMUH) signed a MOU today to offer acupuncture services to couples seeking fertility treatment. The MOU was concluded by Prof Abdul Aziz Baba, Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chancellor of IMU

Working Across Professions

6 Aug 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior or an international-level athlete, it is highly likely that you would have experienced a sports-related injury at some point while exercising, training or competing. While the first instinct for many would be to seek out a doctor's opinion, some might first turn to other allied health professions,

Singkir Plak Elak Penyakit Gusi

24 Jul 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Just like taking a shower to stay clean and healthy, brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing regularly and maintaining good oral hygiene ought to be an integral part of your day to avoid gum diseases. But how do you know if your gums are healthy? Simple. Your gums will tell you when they’re not


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