News Media

Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

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

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,

Picture Perfect: M’sian Pharmacy Student Wins Prestigious Photography Prize in Siena, Italy

30 Oct 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

A 20 year-old pharmacy student from Taiping has seen his love for photography reciprocated after he was awarded an international photography honour all the way in Italy. Nermesh Singh, a second year student at the International Medical University (IMU), won the Remarkable Award in the Under 20 Category of the Siena International Photography Awards 2017 held

Signing Ceremony of MoU Between Clinical Research Malaysia and IMU

24 Oct 2017|Articles, News Media, University|

Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Medical University (IMU) that will see both parties collaborating and exchanging industry and academic knowledge on 23 October 2017 at the University's campus in Bukit Jalil.  This collaboration will bring CRM a notch further in supporting academic institutions like IMU by providing opportunities

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

Joy in Studying Chinese Medicine

19 Oct 2017|Articles, Chinese Medicine, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

Amiera Mat Aziz is one of the few non-Chinese students at the International Medical University (IMU) who is studying Chinese Medicine. She decided to embark on this journey at the University in 2014 and is currently in her seventh semester. This is miles away from the norm. Find out why she wants to study Chinese Medicine and her experience studying

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