Volume 46, Number 10
October 2017

Reproduced with permission from: Dr Too Chow Wei

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-80)
Roman soldier

Hypertension Management and Prevention: The Devil is Ever in the Details of Targets

Since the 1990s the development of the chemical treatment of human disorders, based on principles of human physiology, and clinical pharmaco-kinetics and -dynamics, has...

Gender-Specific Reference Charts of Fetal Head Circumference in a Singaporean Population

On 1 February 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current Zika outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). On 31...

Glycaemic, Blood Pressure and Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Control in Adult Patients with Diabetes in Singapore: A Review of Singapore Literature Over Two Decades

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a burgeoning global health epidemic, with an estimated 422 million people living with DM in 2014. The prevalence of DM...

Is the Human Organ Transplant Act (HOTA) to Blame? Addressing Our Organ Shortage from a Public Policy Perspective

In 1906, Jaboulay performed the first transplant surgery in the history of mankind. He transplanted a goat and porcine kidney into 2 different patients,...

A Comparison of Once- and Thrice-Weekly Erythropoietin Dosing for the Treatment of Anaemia of Prematurity

Globally, 1 in 10 infants are born prematurely according to reports by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Anaemia of prematurity (AOP) is a common...


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...