Volume 45, Number 7
July 2016

Reproduced with permission from: Eagle Ngo and Jason Cheng

“All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution. 

Havelock Ellis (1859 – 1939)
British psychologist

Psychiatric Neurostimulation in Singapore

Psychiatric conditions are estimated to account globally for 21.2% of years lived with disability (YLD) and 7.1% of disability-adjusted-life-years (DALYs), although the actual figure...

Psychometric Properties of Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer’s Disease Patients in an Asian Context

The Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive subscale (ADAS-Cog) is widely used in research settings to detect and follow-up cognitive deficits in persons suffering from Alzheimer’s...

Disability in Singapore’s Elderly Population

The World Health Organization (WHO) endorses a balanced approach to defining disability which incorporates equal weight to the medical and the social aspects that...

Enteric Fever in a Tertiary Paediatric Hospital: A Retrospective Six-Year Review

Enteric fever refers collectively to typhoid and paratyphoid fever. It is a potentially fatal multisystemic infection caused by bloodstream invasion with the bacteria Salmonella...

Evaluation of Efficacy of Chloroquine for Plasmodium Vivax Infection Using Parasite Clearance Times: A 10-Year Study and Systematic Review

Malaria is a major public health problem, causing an estimated 655,000 deaths worldwide in 2010. It is a protozoan disease which occurs throughout the...


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...