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A one-year study by Prof Winnie Chee and her team from IMU shows that the use of a transcultural diabetes-specific nutrition algorithm (tDNA) developed by an international panel of experts has been successfully adapted in the Malaysian context.
Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment programme is a 12-week multidisciplinary programme for weight control and intensive diabetes lifestyle management. Read how this programme has helped patients in the USA and how it has been replicated in Malaysia.
Driver safety Speed There is a close relationship between speed and the risk of a crash. As speed increases, so does the severity of crash injuries. Check your speedometer regularly while driving Know the speed limits - look for signs, especially at junctions Remember, speed limits are a maximum, not a target Stay focused on
Not all of us can have that perfect smile naturally due to genetics, accidents or teeth that just don’t grow the way they’re supposed to. It’s important to be confident in smiling because it can light up your features and give people a more positive impression of you, which you lose out on if you’re
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
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases which make breathing difficult. Chronic = it’s a long-term condition and does not go away Obstructive = your airways are narrowed, so it’s harder to breathe out quickly Pulmonary = it affects your lungs Disease = it’s a medical condition COPD includes a) chronic
Residents of Bukit Jalil and its surrounding neighbourhoods will soon be provided with modern, integrated healthcare that combines the disciplines of allopathic medicine alongside those of complementary medicine at the IMU Hospital. The new IMU Hospital will enhance the existing healthcare services by IMU Healthcare to the community with new patient-centric inpatient and surgical facilities. IMU Healthcare (IMUH)
The Health Ministry is mulling the idea of training medical housemen at private medical university hospitals should they fulfill the requirements set by the ministry. If all the requirements have been met, then there should not be a problem for housemen to be trained there, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam after officiating