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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.

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,

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

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


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