Volume 47, Number 7
July 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”

Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Spanish artist and surrealist

The Threat of Multiresistant Nosocomial Fungi

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised concern about the worldwide threat of antimicrobial resistance to public health. Many bacteria which cause common...

Quality of Life across Mental Disorders in Psychiatric Outpatients

Quality of life (QoL) can be defined as an “individual’s perception of their position in life...in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns”....

The Prevalence and Severity of Myopia among Suburban Schoolchildren in Taiwan

The prevalence and severity of myopia has been studied in 5 large-scale, population-based, and cross-sectional surveys of schoolchildren aged 7 to 18 years old....

Arrival of Candida auris Fungus in Singapore: Report of the First 3 Cases

Candida auris is an emerging fungus that is of increasing global concern. Healthcare-associated outbreaks and cases have been reported in 5 continents and the...

Camera Cover Perforation after Arthroscopic Surgery

To maintain sterility during arthroscopic surgery, arthroscopic cameras may be used either sterilised or enveloped in a sterile cover. Before the development of autoclavable...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians