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President – Ojo Olakorode Jacob

Senate Chairman – Moti Terngu

Congress Chancellor – Jerry-Ogeme Oghenelukome

MDCAN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: THE HIGHLIGHTS

The Annual General Meeting (AGM)  of the Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University College Hospital (UCH) chapter has marked its second day of the week long  event on the 25th of September, 2018. The highlight of today’s session was a sports event with medical students which held at Alexander Brown Hall (ABH). UIMSAites tropped out in their numbers to witness the sports event, participating in various games like basketball, scrabble, table tennis, snooker, amongst others.   Speaking with…

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UNDERWATER WALLS COULD STOP GLACIERS FROM MELTING, SCIENTISTS SAY

Building walls on the seafloor could prevent glaciers from melting and sea levels rising due to global warming, scientists say. Barriers of sand and rock positioned at the base of glaciers would stop ice sheets sliding and collapsing, and prevent warm water from eroding the ice from beneath, according to research published this week in the Cryosphere journal, from the European Geosciences Union. The audacious idea centers on the construction of “extremely simple structures, merely piles of aggregate on the…

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NEW MINIMUM WAGE: NLC SET TO BEGIN NATIONWIDE STRIKE

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said its members will commence nationwide strike alongside civil society organisations on September 26, unless the tripartite committee completes its assignment on the new minimum wage. NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, made the declaration on Wednesday after a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. He lamented that the federal government had failed to show seriousness in implementing the new wage. “NEC noted that this is against the principle of collective bargaining as provided in ILO…

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ITS TIME TO BE A SWEET BOY (BY A WANNABE)

It may have started as a joke but Folarin Falana (Falz) is obviously taking it to the next level. His new single, Sweet Boys, which is a trendy urban single with a mix of witty lyrics and upbeat rhythm, is definitely making raves not just for the music itself (which is quite good), but everything it represents – the Sweet Boys Association. The Sweet Boys Association, popularly known as SBA, is definitely the trending clique right now as it dictates…

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FREEZE EGGS BEFORE 35 FOR A BETTER CHANCE OF IVF SUCCESS

For women intending to undergo IVF treatment using frozen eggs, the younger they are when they are frozen, the greater the chance of a successful pregnancy, according to a report by the UK’s independent fertility. Most IVF Treatment Cycles use fresh eggs, but a very small number use eggs that have been frozen and thawed. It can, for example, be especially beneficial for cancer patients who decide to freeze their eggs before undergoing chemotherapy. The report by the Human Fertilisation…

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ANTIDEPRESSANT FLUOXETINE HAS BEEN IMPLICATED IN BREEDING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

In recent years, bacteria have been growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics – our strongest weapon against them. It’s generally thought that it’s the overuse of antibiotics driving this trend, but now it looks like non-antibiotic medications can play a significant role too. Specifically, as researchers from Australia’s University of Queensland have just discovered, a drug called fluoxetine – a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), and the key ingredient in antidepressants such as Prozac and Sarafem. The researchers embarked on the…

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Students’ Secretariat,

Ground floor, E.O. Oluwole Akande Building,

University College Hospital,

Ibadan,

Oyo State, Nigeria.

Tel:  +234 (0) 813 537 4183 | +234 (0) 817 946 0620

Email: ibadanmedicine[at]gmail[dot]com

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