Volume 45, Number 10
October 2016

Reproduced with permission from: Dr Too Chow Wei

“Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.”

Heraclitus (535 BC – 475 BC)
Greek philosopher

Guidelines for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Singapore

Atopic dermatitis (AD) or atopic eczema is a common, chronic pruritic inflammatory disorder affecting 20.8% of school children and teenagers aged 7 to 16...

Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis in a Southeast Asian Tertiary Dermatological Centre

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common skin disease that negatively impacts the physical and mental health of patients, particularly when the skin condition is...

Screening for Drinking Problems in the Elderly in Singapore Using the CAGE Questionnaire

Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) can be defined as a maladaptive pattern of alcohol use that causes clinically significant impairment or distress. Studies on alcohol...

Understanding How Postnatal Depression Screening and Early Intervention Works in the Real World – A Singaporean Perspective

Postpartum depression is a major public health problem; left untreated, it can lead to increased morbidity in the mother, the infant and the family...

Stress and Burnout among Physicians: Prevalence and Risk Factors in a Singaporean Internal Medicine Programme

Stress is a feeling of strain and pressure while burnout is a multidimensional syndrome comprising emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation (establishment of distant and cynical relationships) and...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians