Volume 46, Number 1
January 2017

Reproduced with permission from: A/Prof Chen Fun Gee

“One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.”

Loren Eiseley (1907 – 1977)
American scientist

Overcoming Ethical Challenges of Bedside Medical Education

Bedside teaching has long been a time-honoured component of medical education, and this was emphasised by Sir William Osler, father of modern medicine who...

Management and Outcomes of Fetal Hydrops in a Tertiary Care Centre in Singapore

Fetal hydrops, or hydrops fetalis, is a serious antenatal finding, with several studies around the world quoting similar perinatal survival rates of only 40%...

Second Malignant Neoplasms in Childhood Cancer Survivors Treated in a Tertiary Paediatric Oncology Centre

Second malignant neoplasms (SMNs) have been recognised as a late complication of oncologic therapy since the 1970s, as advancements in diagnosis and treatment of...

Gender Differences in Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices towards Cardiovascular Disease and its Treatment among Asian Patients

Cardiac disease (CD) imposes a significant health burden worldwide in both men and women. Various factors such as demographics and socioeconomic status have been shown...

Personal Recovery in Serious Mental Illness: Making Sense of the Concept

The literature surrounding the recovery movement in mental health is abound and in this movement, we have heard a growing optimism in the possibility...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians