Volume 52, Number 1
January 2024

Fecundity of women decreases significantly after the age of 32, and rapidly so after age 37 years.

In this issue, a review reports the optimal and cost-effective timing for elective egg freezing, recommended protocols, cryopreservation techniques, oocyte storage and usage, and pregnancy risks to better guide clinicians in counselling young single women.

Illustration by Ngiam Li Yi

Anti-osteoporosis drugs and reduction of mortality in cancer patients

Osteoporosis and cancer share a complex relationship, with each condition influencing the progression and outcomes of the other.1 Multiple factors, such as chemo- and...

Freezing hope: Balancing realism and optimism in elective egg freezing

The 2022 White Paper on Singapore Women’s Development, which aimed at a fair and inclusive society where both women and men can pursue their...

Anti-osteoporosis drugs reduce mortality in cancer patients: A national cohort study of elderly with vertebral fractures

Osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) are the most prevalent type of fragility fractures, affecting 25% of adults in their early 70s and 43% of those...

Caregiver reported long-term outcomes in children with major trauma and traumatic brain injuries: A single-centre retrospective study

Traumatic injuries in children are a significant cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide.1 Children with major trauma are at risk of poor outcomes.2-4 These...

Strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease in Singapore: A call to action from Singapore Heart Foundation, Singapore Cardiac Society and Chapter of Cardiologists of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Despite the success of Singapore’s public health systems in providing medical care through the country, there is still much to be achieved in terms...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians


Health district at Queenstown: Catalyst for translational research

VOWELS: A communication framework for disclosing medical errors in medical oncology...