Preclinical Press

Preclinical Press

UIMSA Preclinical Press

To Silence!

You should keep quiet! Most likely, this is coming across as strange and insulting to you, but it is the best advice I have for you at this point. We currently live in a world grossly polluted by different noises—from factories, bars, relaxation centres, and even our headphones and air-pods. According to a study recently conducted by the World Health Organization, nearly 50% of people aged 12-35 years old are currently exposed to unsafe levels of sound, especially from the…

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Top Four Predictions for Europe’s Elite Leagues

Football is back! To be more specific, European football is back! I honestly can’t believe it’s been two months since Vini Jr. slotted the ball past Allison to win Real Madrid their 14th UEFA Champions League title. Within that period, we’ve had UEFA European Nations League Group Stage matches, AFCON qualifiers, the African Women Cup of Nations, and as of the time this article is being written, pre-season qualifiers. However, let’s be honest; nothing can touch the euphoria of weekly…

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A UIMSAites Review of The Research Clinic 3.0

In the ever-changing world of academia, one skill that’s essential for students – especially medical students – is Research Writing. As such, for the past two years, the University of Ibadan Medical Students Association has put together a Research Clinic to equip students with this vital skill. As part of activities for their tenure, the 2021/2022 UIMSA Executive Council, via the office of the General Secretary, organized the UIMSA Research Clinic 3.0. The program, spread out over the course of…

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Be Kind

You woke up early this morning and looked at your alarm clock glowing in the dark. It’s 5:30 am. You don’t want to get up, but you have to. Why? You ask yourself. It’s expected of you. You get up and try to put on the light. Of course, there isn’t any light. You struggle to go through the motions, and then you’re out the door. You’re tired and angry. You don’t want to have this day. As you go…

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Distinguished CoMUI Alumnus Donates One Million Dollars Towards New Student Hostel Building Project

The Sod-Turning Ceremony of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan/Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (CoMUI/ICOMAA) Student Hostel went down as a truly noteworthy event, marked by the pledging of the very generous sum of a million dollars by the keynote speaker, Dr Philip Orayeli Ozuah. The virtually-held ceremony took place on Monday, 1st of August 2022. It signified the start of the building project aimed at setting up a new hostel for College of Medicine, University of Ibadan…

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Minding Your Allergies

The human body was crafted in its own unique way—a masterpiece where everyone is an original. The exceptions, perhaps, are the reason why the long-standing adage, “one man’s food is another man’s poison”, holds some ground. The body takes in all kinds of food for nourishment, but sometimes, some kinds of food do not settle well with our systems. This is not because they’re bad foods, but because our body says no. These rejections are manifested in what we call…

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Elections and Religion: Where to Draw the Line

The 2023 General elections are fast approaching. It has been the bane of our 2022 as Nigerians, but fortunately, with each passing day, more people are becoming less apathetic and getting more involved. The next few months will come with a lot of conversations and opinions as we move closer to September which marks the beginning of proper campaigns as stated by INEC. Due to the chokehold of fanaticism on Nigerians, talks of brainwashing of Muslims in the North, expectations…

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If tomorrow, we go watch a game already knowing the outcome, football is dead. former UEFA ex-president, Michel Platini. Match-fixing has probably existed since competitive sports began. According to Collins Dictionary, match-fixing is defined as the act of arranging the outcome of a sports match prior to it being played; this violates the rules of the game and often the law. The perpetrators do it to give either themselves or others an unfair advantage. This tampers with the integrity and…

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The Trajectory to 2023: ATIKUlated, BATified or OBIdient?

Disclaimer: All opinions contained in this article do not represent the author’s stance on the subject matter. This is an aggregation of public opinions and views expressed by various individuals across the Internet and various social media platforms. The questions raised are intended to be rhetorical. After eight years of President Muhammudu Buhari’s controversial administration, every Nigerian across the different geopolitical zones of the country – having registered with the electoral body, goes to the ballot to determine who steers…

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Justice Ariwoola Replaces Justice Tanko as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria following the sudden resignation of Justice Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko . The Justice, who was the most senior judge of the Supreme Court after Justice Tanko, took the oath of office on the 27th of June, at the Executive Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in the presence of other Justices of the Supreme Court. The President commended Justice Tanko for his contributions…

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