Articles

Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

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

Managing Pain The Traditional Way

29 Nov 2017|Articles, Chinese Medicine, News Media, University|

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

Wakil Malaysia Antara Terbaik YSE 2017

23 Nov 2017|Articles, Dietetics with Nutrition, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

Malaysian representatives to the Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2017 programme, Jowynna Yeo (an IMU Dietetics with Nutrition student) and Jasmine Kok from JM Nutrition Consultancy team were among the top six winning teams at the competition. JM Nutrition Consultancy is a food and nutrition education centre that empowers children to make healthy lifelong choices through our nutritional culinary classes, farm

Crucial to Protect and Promote a Healthy Workplace

20 Nov 2017|Articles, News Media, University|

Poor health and well-being of employees have resulted in Malaysian companies losing 67 days of productive work per employee per year, at an estimated cost of RM2.7 million a year on average, according to the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality survey. At the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace Summit, participating companies were given awards based on

IMU Builds Up Spirit of Independent Learning

18 Nov 2017|Articles, Chiropractic, Foundation in Science, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

Leon Yeap En Leon, a third year Chiropractic student who studied the initial years of my degree at IMU and is currently pursuing my studies at RMIT Australia. He also had the privilege to undergo the interesting journey of the IMU Foundation in Science (FIS) programme back in 2014 when it was first introduced. Article is in Mandarin. Read about Leon's journey

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

Moving from a Country of Constant Summer to Study Dentistry at Dal

6 Nov 2017|Articles, Dentistry, News Media, Programmes|

Three Malaysian students, Justin Yeoh, Pui Li Lai and Khai Shuen Kuu spent two and a half years studying dentistry at IMU, prior to transferring to Dalhousie University for completion of their degree. This is the result of a new partnership between IMU and Dalhousie’s Faculty of Dentistry. Dal is the first and only one of IMU's

Debunking Myths: Can Spicy Foods Increase Our Metabolic Rate?

3 Nov 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Staff|

There have been studies that indicate that eating spicy foods can boost our metabolism, but not in the way that would aid effectively in our battle for weight loss. Malaysian Dietitians' Association president Prof Winnie Chee, who is also Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at International Medical University explained that that certain ingredients in food

Running for Charity

1 Nov 2017|Articles, IMU Cares, News Media|

Kuala Lumpur, 16 September 2017 – On the back of our nation’s 60th Merdeka Day celebrations, IMU reinforces the spirit of unity and standing together as 1Malaysia with a charity run and fund-raising carnival in conjunction with Malaysia Day as well as IMU’s 25th Anniversary. This year, a total of about RM220,000 was raised towards IMU Cares  Humanitarian Fund, which collaborates with NGOs such as MERCY


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