News Media

Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

Winning Back Our ZZZ

8 Aug 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

While one or two nights of lousy sleep is tolerable, prolonged lack of quality sleep is deadly. Yet many of us struggle with insomnia, or difficulty sleeping well. Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist from IMU and Sharan Kaur, Consultant Psychologist discusses the roots of insomnia, if sedatives are safe and if proper sleep hygiene mitigate insomnia.

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,

Triumphant Win

1 Aug 2017|Articles, News Media, University|

The IMU Science Discovery Challenge 2017 (“SDC2017”) finale awarded Chung Ling High School and Methodist College Kuala Lumpur with the champion’s title in the secondary school and Pre-U category respectively. The teams made it to the grand finals where only 20 top scorers qualified. The SDC2017 attracted over 4,350 participants online for its qualifying round. In

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

To Test or Not to

23 Jul 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

It is undeniable there is an increasing rate of Malaysians being diagnosed and battling the big C, with a majority of them being women. Based on the National Cancer Registry of Malaysia (NCR) records, 21,773 Malaysians are diagnosed with cancer. The Ministry of Health estimates that one in four Malaysians will develop cancer by the time they are

Put On A Smile

22 Jul 2017|Articles, News Media|

We all know the drill: brush your teeth at least twice a day, rinse with mouthwash, floss once a day and visit the dentist twice a year.That might be enough to keep your teeth in reasonably good health, but it won't guarantee you that perfect Hollywood smile. Not all of us can have that perfect smile naturally due

Memorable Time for IMU Pharmacy Students in Japan

20 Jul 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

Elective module is a compulsory module offered in Semester 6 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) programme at International Medical University (IMU). In this module, students are given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and enhance competencies in a pharmacy-related area or non-pharmacy-related area for a minimum duration of four weeks. Two students from the BP114 cohort of IMU BPharm

Regular Screening For Health

19 Jul 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

One of the best things we can do to ensure our health in tip-top condition is to go for health screening. Often times, without screening, it is unlikely for us to know if there is anything wrong before it is too late. Regular screening is an important part of preventive healthcare whereby we can assess

Mental Health Services Here and Down Under

11 Jul 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist and Dr Peter Norrie, Former Psychiatrist and Director of Clinical Services for Mental Health, ACT Health Directorate, Australia; Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Australian National University discuss how mental health services differ between Australia and Malaysia. Explore what the two countries can learn from each other in helping mental health

Mental Health – In Pursuit of Perfection

5 Jul 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

Mental health is about a person’s condition with regard to their psychological, emotional and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act and is important at every stage of life from childhood to adolescence through adulthood. Mental health disorders (illnesses) ranges from anxiety disorders to behavioural disorders to obsessive compulsive behaviours to depression,


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