Volume 45, Number 2
February 2016

Reproduced with permission from: Thomas WK Lew

“The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism. 

George Jean Nathan (1882 – 1958)
American editor

Active Ageing to Gerotranscendence

Ageing, old age and death have piqued the interest of philosophers and writers since antiquity. Confucius related ageing to maturity and wisdom,1 while Shakespeare described...

Efficacy, Immunogenicity and Safety of a Human Rotavirus Vaccine RIX4414 in Singaporean Infants

Worldwide, rotavirus (RV) is the most common cause of severe dehydrating gastroenteritis (GE) among infants and young children aged 6 to 24 months. RV...

Survival Prognostication in Patients with Skeletal Metastases from Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: An Evaluation of the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group, Katagiri and Bauer Scoring Systems

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a cancer characterised by marked geographical differences in distribution; it is endemic in Southern China and Southeast Asia. Chinese people...

Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Biliary Atresia Living with Native Livers

Biliary atresia (BA), a progressive obliterative fi broinflammatory cholangiopathy, usually presents with jaundice in infancy. The defi nitive therapy for BA in the majority...

Generalised Anhidrosis Secondary to Intracranial Haemorrhage

A man in his 20s presented with a 3-year history of anhidrosis. There were no autonomic symptoms and he was not on any long-term...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians