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Volume 48, Number 6
June 2019

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Opportunity is always coming but never knocks on the door. You have to get up and meet him.” 

Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom
Rwandan writer and blogger

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Road Traffic Accident Survivors – Can We Do More?

Medicine and technology are closely intertwined. Technology has opened a plethora of possibilities to medical treatments with better imaging and diagnostic devices, novel intervention techniques and countless...

Multidomain Geriatric Screen and Physical Fitness Assessment Identify Prefrailty/Frailty and Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Frailty is a geriatric syndrome characterised by increased vulnerability to adverse health outcomes following minor stressor events.1 There are 2 established models in the study of frailty:...

High Thyroid Stimulating Receptor Antibody Titre and Large Goitre Size at First-Time Radioactive Iodine Treatment are Associated with Treatment Failure in Graves’ Disease

Graves’ disease (GD) is the most common cause of endogenous hyperthyroidism. Remission with medical therapy ranges from 20% to 60% after 1 to 2 years of treatment.1...

Megatrends in Infectious Diseases: The Next 10 to 15 Years

Microbial threats to human health have existed for thousands of years.1,2 In the past, infectious diseases presented some of the most defining challenges of human existence.3 Great...

Intussusception: It’s Not Always Ileo-Colic

A 5-year-old boy presented with intermittent episodes of central abdominal pain and vomiting for 3 days. Despite this, he was well hydrated with a soft non-tender abdomen...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians


Nitrous oxide and cervical myelopathy

Psychosocial impact and treatment trends of hidradenitis suppurativa in Singapore

Optimum follow-up period of arthroscopic and mini-open rotator cuff repairs