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Volume 48, Number 1
January 2019

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
German physicist

Deep Learning in Medicine. Are We Ready?

The real-world application of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL), have generated significant interest throughout the computer science and medical communities in recent...

Evaluation of Thalassaemia Screening Tests in the Antenatal and Non-Antenatal Populations in Singapore

Haemoglobinopathies are inherited disorders of haemoglobin (Hb) in which the genetic abnormality leads to reduced synthesis of normal globin chains (α- and β-thalassaemia) or functional changes in...

Artificial Intelligence and Radiology in Singapore: Championing a New Age of Augmented Imaging for Unsurpassed Patient Care

When a patient’s diagnosis is uncertain, diagnostic radiologists study images created using X-rays, computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, and magnetic resonance (MR), to infer disease patterns and identify...

Translating the Science of Frailty in Singapore: Results from the National Frailty Consensus Discussion

Frailty is an age-related risk state characterised by multisystem deficits with loss of physiologic reserves, which increase the vulnerability of older adults such that even trivial stressor...

Brief Smoking Cessation Interventions on Tuberculosis Contacts Receiving Preventive Therapy

Tobacco is one of the greatest public health threats, accounting for more than 7 million deaths each year.1 In Singapore, the prevalence of smoking was estimated...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians


A 52-year-old woman with beading of intracranial arteries

An initial experience with laser haemorrhoidoplasty in addition to mucopexy for...

Previous history of hyperthyroidism in emergency department patients with atrial fibrillation...