"Malaysia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)
- Federation of Malaya
- Malay Federation
- Malaya Federation
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Malaysia" by people in Profiles.
Prevalence of awareness, ever-use and current use of nicotine vaping products (NVPs) among adult current smokers and ex-smokers in 14 countries with differing regulations on sales and marketing of NVPs: cross-sectional findings from the ITC Project. Addiction. 2019 06; 114(6):1060-1073.
Milk vitamin D in relation to the 'adequate intake' for 0-6-month-old infants: a study in lactating women with different cultural backgrounds, living at different latitudes. Br J Nutr. 2017 Nov; 118(10):804-812.
Impact of the new Malaysian cigarette pack warnings on smokers' awareness of health risks and interest in quitting smoking. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 11; 7(11):4089-99.
Cardiovascular risk factors in pre-pubertal Malays: effects of diabetic parentage. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Apr; 76(1):119-25.
Western impressions of the Hong Kong health care system. West J Med. 1996 Jul-Aug; 165(1-2):37-42.
Relationship between immunoglobulin allotypes and susceptibility to nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Malaysia. Cancer Res. 1990 Jun 01; 50(11):3186-8.