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Hu Min Sheng

"If he needs a million acres to make him feel rich,
seems to me he needs it ’cause he feels awful poor inside himself,
and if he’s poor in himself, there ain’st no million acres gonna make him feel rich."

From The Grapes of Wrath.
John Steinbeck (1902-58),
American writer & Pulitzer Prize winner

Vol. 42 No. 8 August 2013
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Dengue – Old Disease, New Challenges in an Ageing Population
Jenny GH Low, Eng Eong Ooi

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and Singapore
Paul A Tambyah, Joanne Tay

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Prevalence and Control of Hypercholesterolaemia as Defined by NCEP-ATPIII Guidelines and Predictors of LDL-C Goal Attainment in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population
Chin Meng Khoo, Maudrene LS Tan, Yi Wu, Daniel CH Wai, Tavintharan Subramaniam, E Shyong Tai, Jeannette Lee

Clinical Outcomes of Below Knee Amputations in Diabetic Foot Patients
Keng Lin Wong, Aziz Nather, Shen Liang, Ziyun Chang, Tiffany TC Wong, Chin Tat Lim

The Use of Parenteral Nutrition in an Acute Care Hospital
Sai Wei Chuah, Doris HL Ng, Peiyun Liu, Huimin Liu, Jia Lin Ng, Khoon Lin Ling

Predictors of Sustained Six Months Quitting Success: Efforts of Smoking Cessation in Low Intensity Smoke-Free Workplaces
Siti Munira Yasin, Masilamani Retneswari, Foong Ming Moy, Khairul Mizan Taib, Nurhuda Ismail

PDF format articles Commentary
Why We Do Caesars: A Comparison of the Trends in Caesarean Section Delivery over a Decade
Candice PY Wang, Wei Ching Tan, Devendra Kanagalingam, Hak Koon Tan

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Exclusive Breastfeeding: All Merits and No Peril?
Soumya Tiwari, Sushma Nangia, Arvind Saili

Infantile Psoas Abscess
Anmol Goyal, Ira Shah

Giant Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Face: Role of Radiotherapy
Husein Husein ElAhmed

PDF format articles Images in Medicine
A Woman with Erythematous Plaques
Sai Yee Chuah, Yen Loo Lim, Joyce SS Lee, Hiok Hee Tan

Upper Lateral Neck Swelling: Rare but Important Differential Diagnosis
Irfan Mohamad, Nik Fariza Husna Nik Hassan