Volume 47, Number 12
December 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”

 William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939)
 Irish poet

Can We End the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Singapore?

Reports of clusters of patients with Pneumocyctis carinii pneumonia and Kaposi’s sarcoma were first reported among  homosexual men in 1981 in the United States...

Incipient Albuminuria in Persons with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A 5-Year Retrospective Cohort Study

The global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age has increased from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014. In Singapore,...

Radiofrequency Microtenotomy with Concurrent Gastrocnemius Recession Improves Postoperative Vitality Scores in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis has been reported to be the most common cause of heel pain.1-3 Conservative treatment options include rest, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) medication,...

Psychological Profile of Patients with Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects approximately 2% of the population worldwide. The association between psoriasis and psychiatric disease is well...

Making Clinical Practice Guidelines Pragmatic: How Big Data and Real World Evidence Can Close the Gap

Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have become ubiquitous in every field of medicine over the past few decades with thousands being published annually. Guidelines attempt...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians