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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


TB or not TB? The axillary lump question

Antiphospholipid and other autoantibodies in COVID-19 patients: A Singapore series

Prevalence of perceived weight-based stigmatisation in a multiethnic Asian population