by Koay Jun Yi The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) has been touted as the most ambitious scientific endeavour in human history. It will be a radio telescope made up of more than 3000 individual antennas and dishes, spanning two continents. In a single day, the […]
Issue 9 / 2014
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]