Volume 47, Number 9
September 2018

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“Cogito, ergo sum.”

René Descartes (1596 – 1650)
French philosopher

Predicting Suicide and its Prevention

Suicide, “the act of taking one’s own life”, is a behaviour that has existed over many centuries and across different cultures of human civilisation....

Deliberate Self-Harm in Psychiatric Outpatients Aged 14-35 Years in Singapore

The purposeful act of harming oneself physically— usually without suicidal intent such as by cutting, hitting or burning—is referred to in clinical literature by...

Does Low Birth Weight Vary Geospatially in Singapore?

Low birth weight (LBW) is defined as birth weight <2500 g and is associated with perinatal mortality, morbidity, chronic disease in later life (e.g....

Cancer Immunotherapy – The Target is Precisely on The Cancer and Also Not

The immune system is intricately designed with unerring sophistication to identify—and if necessary—destroy invading pathogens, classically by distinguishing “self” from “non-self” proteins. The immune...

Kawasaki Disease: A Condition of Many Guises

Kawasaki disease (KD) is a systemic vasculitis that primarily affects children younger than 5 years of age. Its incidence rate varies from 3.4 per...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians