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Patterns and Measurements in Biomedical Engineering

Patterns and Measurements in Biomedical Engineering

Pattern recognition and objective measurement techniques in biomedical engineering are used to solve practical problems in medicine. The following examples (fruit classification and measurement) explain the concepts of pattern recognition and objective measurement techniques.

Why Consumption of Dietary Antioxidant Supplements May Not Work?

Why Consumption of Dietary Antioxidant Supplements May Not Work?

There have been accumulating evidences that suggest the consumption of large doses of dietary antioxidant supplements does not have significant medicinal effect and could be harmful in some cases.

SciMy Interview:  Professor Dato’ Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah

SciMy Interview: Professor Dato’ Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah

interviewed by Dr. Wong Kah Keng and Dr. Lee Hooi Ling Prof. Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah is no stranger in the Neuroscience arena in Malaysia. He was born in Kuantan, Pahang and is currently based in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan […]

SciMy Interview:  Professor Dato’ Dr. Lam Sai Kit

SciMy Interview: Professor Dato’ Dr. Lam Sai Kit

interviewed by Dr. Valerie Soo and Dr. Lee Hooi Ling Emeritus Prof. Dato’ Dr. Lam Sai Kit is a renowned medical virologist whose outstanding research in infectious diseases has earned him many prestigious awards, including the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health from Thailand, a […]

Embracing Responsible Care in Malaysian  Chemical Industries

Embracing Responsible Care in Malaysian Chemical Industries

by Dr. Lee Khai Ern, Dr. Goh Choo Ta, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazlin Mokhtar Increasing chemicals manufacturing and usage need effective chemicals management. Responsible Care program is a voluntary initiative to drive continuous improvement in environmental, health and safety performances. It encourages companies to listen […]

Introduction to Chronic Hepatitis

Introduction to Chronic Hepatitis

Hepatitis, or commonly known as inflammation of the liver, is a silent killer that shows up late in its lifecycle. It can be caused by viruses, lifestyle, medication and/or inherited metabolic disorders. Like all other ailments, there are means and methods to prevent hepatitis.

Allergies and What We Need  to Know About Them

Allergies and What We Need to Know About Them

by Sharrada Subramaniam How often do you suffer from an annoying runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, or hives on your skin? The common cold shares many similar symptoms; however, what goes unnoticed very often is the underlying allergy. An allergy is a disorder of the […]

Survival Tips for PhD Students

Survival Tips for PhD Students

by Juliana Ariffin Everyone starts graduate school for different reasons. Some may have always had a passion for science, others are determined to push the boundaries of human knowledge and discover their inner Einstein. You may even be a bit of an idealist and desire […]