Volume 48, Number 9
September 2019

Reproduced with permission from: Anonymous

“He who lives with his senses well controlled, moderate in his food and drink, he will not be overthrown, any more than the wind throws down a rocky mountain.” Gautama Buddha (563 – 483 BC) Leader

Managing Suicide Ideation: A Targeted Approach

Suicide, the deliberate act to end one’s life, has been described as the “result of fractures with oneself”.1 It could manifest as a direct...

Reliability of Graders and Comparison with an Automated Algorithm for Vertical Cup-Disc Ratio Grading in Fundus Photographs

Glaucoma is one of the world’s leading causes of irreversible blindness, with certain types of glaucoma such as angle-closure glaucoma being more prevalent in...

Positive Fluid Balance is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcomes in Paediatric Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

For many years, the clinical dogma of early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) with fluid resuscitation was one of the cornerstones of treatment in sepsis.1,2 Surviving...

Pralatrexate Induces Long-Term Remission in Relapsed Subcutaneous Panniculitis-Like T-Cell Lymphoma

In subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTL), infiltration of subcutaneous tissue by pleomorphic T-cells and benign macrophages is seen in skin nodules that mimic lobular...

Characteristics and Management of Autoimmune Bullous Disease in Psoriasis Patients

Dear Editor, Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease. On the other hand, autoimmune bullous diseases (AIBD) are less prevalent. Several case reports and...


Review on Epidemic of Obesity

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians