Volume 29, Number 1

January 2000

Re: Rikhraj I S, Tan C T, Tan S K, Teoh S H, Hastings G W. Use of Titanium Prosthesis to Bridge a Vertebral Gap in the Spine–A Preliminary Experimental Study. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1999; 28:20-4

In a recent issue of the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore the above-mentioned paper was published. Figures 6 and 7 of the paper plot...

Evidence-based Complementary Medicine—Challenges and Future Directions

There is considerable interest in complementary medicine (CM) and the usage of various alternative therapies is reportedly at an all-time high in the West....

Complementary Medicine and Evidence

While clinical medicine is increasingly governed by demands for evidence-based practice and biomedical research increasingly moves towards molecular approaches in the search for new...

The Role of Alternative Therapy in the Management of Partial Thickness Burns of the Face—Experience with the Use of Moist Exposed Burn Ointment (MEBO) Compared with Silver Sulphadiazine

Moist exposed burn ointment (MEBO) is an example of an alternative remedy proposed in the management of burn injuries. Developed in the late 1980s...

Traditional Chinese Medicines as Immunosuppressive Agents

Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) are derivatives of natural products that have been used for centuries in China to treat a variety of human disorders,...