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  • Asempasah, Rogers (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    This essay explores the centrality of beginning in Ben Okri’s The Famished Road. Beginning is explored not as a narratological category but a dominant trope in anticolonial nationalists’ discourses of nation formation and ...
  • Antae Editorial Board (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    Short biographies of the contributors in this issue.
  • Yang, Yan (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    Victorian intellectuals explored the origins of primitive myths to understand the early human mind and its evolution to its present state. Among various interpretations, Max Müller’s Comparative Mythology, based on Comparative ...
  • Aquilina, Aaron; Farrugia, James (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    How does one begin to speak of beginnings? If we are here and the beginning is thus behind us, how does one begin again? Should one attempt to, and is it up to us to choose? On the first day there was, primarily, a beginning. ...
  • Grech, Victor; (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    The Corinthia Group Prize in Paediatrics for 2018 was awarded, jointly for the third time, to Dr Stefanie Marie Agius and Dr Naomi Piscopo, who both obtained the highest aggregate mark over the combined examinations in ...
  • Navarro, Andre; Sladden, David; Casha, Aaron; Manche, Alexander (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Myocardial bridging involves tunnelling of one of the coronary arteries through the myocardium. While most patients with intramyocardial coronary vessels are asymptomatic, there is evidence that myocardial bridging may be ...
  • Sarnou, Dallel (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    This era of ubiquitous and unprecedented technological advancement has captured the attention of scholars in the humanities, encouraging them to investigate the nature of computing and the prolific use of technology in ...
  • Adams, Richmond B. (University of Malta. Department of English, 2019-04)
    Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men has generated significant discussion that moves beyond earlier works in his oeuvre. As McCarthy’s first novel after September 11, 2001, its concerns relating to American exceptionalism ...
  • Mallia, Pierre (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    This paper reviews the implications of the abortion referendum in Ireland along with the background that led to the referendum.
  • Grech, Victor; Savona-Ventura, Charles; Cacciottolo, Joseph M. (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    The human condition cannot be compartmentalized into separate and convenient facets. The individual, as well as the society he/she lives in, is a complex conglomeration of experiences that transcend all aspects of life. ...
  • Mifsud, Melise; Salem, Mohamed A. (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    A case report discussing the management of a patient with hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state. This is intended to raise awareness about this complication of Type 2 diabetes and the factors that lead to it. HSS is mostly ...
  • Fenech, Valentina; Pavia, Norma; Frendo, Michaela (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a small-vessel vasculitis which results in pauci-immune necrotizing inflammation of blood vessel walls. In this report, we describe a case of MPA in a 65-year old female who presented with ...
  • Fenech, Matthew; Mifsud, Adrian; Carbonaro, Francis (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Purpose: To review the results of the Moorfields Safer Surgery System (MSSS) for trabeculectomy, recently introduced in Malta. Methods: Patient files were reviewed from data collected over an 18 month period, from the ...
  • Seguna, Desiree; Imbroll, Miriam Giordano; Gruppetta, Mark (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Hyponatraemia often poses a diagnostic dilemma, brought about by inadequate work-up and inappropriate management. In order to make the correct diagnosis, an understanding of the pathophysiology and classification of ...
  • Grech, Victor (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-05)
    Elevated levels of insulin and insulin-like growth factor (IGF) have been implicated as risk factors for cancer, and indeed, fasting and fasting-mimicking diet appear to promote protection of normal cells and induce cancer ...
  • Attard, Dylan; Grech, Bertha; Caruana Dingli, Gordon (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Non-attendance rates at hospital outpatients clinics has always proved to be a serious problem. Missed appointments cause delays in patient management, impacting patient outcomes. Mater Dei Hospital introduced a text-messaging ...
  • Aquilina, Annelise; Zammit, Daniela; Dingli, Nicola (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-04)
    Objective: The aim of this study was to measure the incidence, treatment and outcome of non-traumatic Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH) cases occurring in Malta during the five-year period between January 2011 and December ...
  • Muscat, Michelle; Ford, Suzanne (Medical Portals Ltd., 2019)
    Dr Michelle Muscat interviews Suzanne Ford, the Society Dietitian at The National Society for Phenylketonuria [NSPKU], in the UK.
  • Galea Wismayer, Martina; Azzopardi, Thomas (Medical Portals Ltd., 2019)
    Normal lower limb variants in children are a frequent cause of referral to orthopaedic specialists and often a cause of parental concern. Physiological variants of growth may improve or resolve spontaneously and thus, do ...
  • Cilia Vincenti, Albert (Medical Portals Ltd., 2019)
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently claimed that more than 1 in 3 American adults have blood sugar levels that are too high. They included prediabetics in their statement. In 2016, the University of ...

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