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IMU Healthcare Breaks New Ground on Bukit Jalil’s First Patient-Centric Hospital

15 Dec 2017|Health, University|

Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2017 – IMU Healthcare (IMUH) based at Bukit Jalil, will commence work on its first hospital after a ‘ground breaking’ ceremony today officiated by the Minister of Health Malaysia YB Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. Since 2010, IMU Healthcare has been providing the residents of Bukit Jalil and its surrounding neighbourhoods with

Acupuncture Anesthesia, Perfect Combination of TCM and Western Medicine

14 Dec 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Acupuncture has been practised for centuries in China for its ability to modulate and manage pain. According to Prof Zhou Jia, Director of Acupuncture Anaesthesia Research Institute in Shanghai, China, there are two types of acupuncture anaesthesia. In Malaysia, acupuncture anaesthesia had been administered in a thyroid surgery at Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh. Find

That’s A Mouthful

3 Dec 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

Mouth Cancer: Why Early Detection Makes all the Difference

27 Nov 2017|Health|

Ulcers, sore throat, a painful tongue and difficulty chewing – are these just your regular ailments or symptoms of something more like mouth cancer? In the news recently: A 24-year-old university student, Muhammad Faid, was diagnosed with mouth cancer, making him the youngest patient ever. Faid had a painless ulcer that appeared on the left

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


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