News Media

Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

Women’s Health-More than Just Maternal Issues

19 Jun 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

When it comes to autoimmune disorders, where the body s immune system attacks its own organs and tissues, the majority of sufferers are women. There are dozens of types of autoimmune disorders, but an estimated 75% of those living with these disorders are female. IMU Healthcare's consultant paediatrician and paediatric rheumatologist, Dr Lim Ser Chin,

Gigi Cantik, Senyum Bertambah Seri

19 Jun 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Have you ever had one of those dreams were all your teeth fall out and you feel extremely devastated despite having found tons of gold coins under your pillow left by the tooth fairy? Once upon a time, losing a tooth can be a traumatic experience simply because it is irreversible and the loss is forever.

Diabetes Mellitus

11 Jun 2017|Health, News Media, Videos|

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to use blood sugar (glucose) properly. Uncontrolled diabetes causes many life threatening complications including heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, kidney disease and eye problems among others. Over the period of 10 years, the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Malaysia has increased

Milestone for Biomedical Scientists

1 Jun 2017|Articles, Biomedical Science, News Media, Programmes, Students|

An exhibition of the biomedical science field themed "Working Together to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance" took place on International Biomedical Laboratory Science (IBLS) Day at the IMU Bukit Jalil campus. The event itself was a huge success as it managed to attract approximately 190 students to take part in the activities The IMU Society of Biomedical

One-stop Service To Help You Quit Smoking Successfully

31 May 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

IMU launched the IMU Quit Smoking Service (IMU-QSS) in February 2017. This is aligned with Malaysian National Tobacco Control Program based upon World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) and MPOWER measures to reduce the consumption and demand for tobacco. Dr Wan Mansur Hamzah, Director of Public Health from the Ministry of Health launched

My Experience Studying Medical Biotechnology at IMU

26 May 2017|Articles, Medical Biotechnology, News Media, Programmes|

Three years of being a part of the Medical Biotechnology (MB) programme has truly been a great journey for the students of the MB 1/14 cohort. The programme itself sees many field visits to relevant industries within the field. One of the students in this cohort, Andrew Octavian Sasmita from Indonesia, He shared with us his experience of studying this programme. Find out more at

Poor Quality Doctors: Is it a Pipelining or Processes Issue?

24 May 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

For many years, there's been a growing concern that new medical practitioners lack quality. Among the main complaints include poor communication skills and lack of clinical competencies. Two leaders in medical education, Prof Vishna Devi Nadarajah (IMU's Dean, Teaching and Learning) and Prof Trudie Roberts spoke about how they are addressing the root of the

Your Style in Parenting

21 May 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Staff|

IMU lecturer, Alexius Cheang, writes about how the way parents bring up their children have a profound influence on how they turn out. He explains that a parenting style is a psychological construct that represents strategies and perspectives that parents use in raising their children. He further explains about the four distinct parenting styles identified by


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