UIMSA Research Clinic 3.0

The third and final lap of the research clinic organized by the University of Ibadan Medical Student’s Association was held on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The Research clinic was organized to be an Introductory Course to Research Writing. It has been divided and taught into three sessions, with the first two done online and the third which held physically at Famewo Common Room, Alexander Brown Hall, UCH. This research clinic program is one that several UIMSAites have looked earnestly towards…

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Why Russia invaded Ukraine – PART 1

A war rages in Ukraine, of a kind and intensity not seen since the Korean and world wars. Countries in the US sphere of influence have levelled sanctions against Russia and materially support Ukraine by sending weapons to it, training its troops, having on ground coordinators, spies and special operation troops, providing relevant intelligence to its forces and being the source of volunteers. One can accurately describe the war as one between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Russia; with…

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Summer Transfer Round-Up: Winners and losers of this window (PART 1)

The summer transfer window for 2022 officially opened in Europe on the 1st of July. The window has already featured several transfers with top European clubs busy with ingoings and outgoings as they look to strengthen their squads ahead of the 22/23 season. As a reminder, the 22/23 season across Europe features a break in November for the 2022 world cup in Qatar. While some fans sit back and enjoy the collaborations between their owners and technical directors, others have…

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Emotional Neglect: The Quiet Side of Abuse

More often than not, childhood abuse is visible. Friends notice the bruises, teachers notice the withdrawal and neighbours hear the screams. If people are paying attention, physical abuse or neglect is obvious. But how many people notice things that can’t be seen? Emotional neglect is characterized by unresponsive, unavailable, emotionally stifled interactions between parent/guardian and child. It is often non-violent and relatively hard to pinpoint, and it constitutes a real problem that is often overlooked. It affects children across all…

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MCU Phase 4: It is the hope that kills

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has grown in bounds and leaps, but the recent releases of phase 4 have brought doubts to many fans about the quality of production marvel is known for. The MCU is divided into phases, the phase 4 saw the onset of shows on Disney+, starting from “WandaVision” and scheduled to end with “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” in November. The first point where phase 4 falls short is its general lack of purpose. Phases 1-3 had…

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The Tree of Death

Everyone has heard about the tree of life, but I’d place a wager that until now, you’ve likely never come across a tree of death, save for those of you steeped in Celtic mythology. On today’s episode of evil nature, we will be spotlighting one of the members of the kingdom Plantae, an entity better suited for Tartarean Fields of Punishment than the realms of mortal men. Native to the sandy shores of the Caribbean Islands, southern Florida, and the…

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You must have heard how we use Koch’s Disease for patients with TB (Tuberculosis). There are several other such words used to make patients feel more comfortable or make sure other persons are unaware of the conditions of things. This is what is known as slang, in our setting medical slang. Slangs are words or abbreviations with similar meanings used in place of the original term. They are mostly used in informal settings. Medical slangs are commonly used by medical…

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The Impact and Implication of The U.S Supreme Court Overturning of Roe vs Wade

On the 24th of June 2022 in a landmark decision that shook the USA, the supreme court ruled that abortion is not a right protected by the United States constitution. This ruling placed on individual states the authority to determine the legality of abortion in their respective states. This ruling also overturned two previous rulings; Roe vs Wade and Planned Parenthood vs Casey which had prevented states from banning abortion before the age of viability. This decision was a controversial…

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Unit 731 – Auschwitz of The East

Science has advanced over the years due to the scientific process of which experimentation is a huge chunk of. Scientists throughout time have conducted different experiments to either confirm their hypotheses or learn something new entirely. The excesses of these experiments over the years have been somewhat curtailed by ethics which although hadn’t been set in stone till the 20th century, have been in existence, albeit ambiguous. These rules haven’t really stopped anyone who wants to go dark and evil.…

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Sunscreen is the Beyonce of all skincare products. It is the holiest of all holy grails.So one may wonder, Why does it appear that the steps in the Skin care regime skip the most important, you should see my expression to understand this.Before we go further, I should also correct the misconception that “only white people need sunscreen”. I am sorry to burst your bubbles but everyone needs sunscreen. Sunscreen comes in various types and degrees(measured in SPF level ).…

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