Medicine

58th UIMSA Health Week is here!

The 58th Annual health week is finally here to hold against all odds which is slated to hold from 9th to 11th August, 2018. The activities include  Community Health Awareness Programme (CHAP) to hold at Kuti and Queen Idia halls of residence at the University of Ibadan Campus on Thursday, 9th August, 2018. Time is 5pm.   2.  The Bonfire night, a social event would hold on Friday, 10th August 2018 at ABH Football pitch, UCH Ibadan. Time is 7pm.…

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32nd FAMSA General Assembly and Scientific Conference

FAMSA GA is the annual general assembly of member medical student associations of FAMSA from all around Africa. This year’s edition is the 32nd of its kind and will mark the 50th anniversary of the association. To celebrate FAMSA’s historic anniversary, University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association (UIMSA)  will be hosting other medical students from all over Africa and the world as this edition will also feature a scientific conference themed “Repositioning healthcare in Africa for Sustainable Development”. The 32nd…

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MEDICURRENT

I Got It from My Mama In a small study that scanned the brains of teenagers while exposing them to tempting “food cues,” researchers report that reduced activity in the brain’s self-regulation system may be an important early predictor of adult obesity. The researchers used functional MRI (fMRI) scans on 36 New York teenagers to measure neural responses to food cues and found that food stimuli in the form of words activated regions of the brain associated with reward and…

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I don’t have a choice

Its 2:36pm, Thursday afternoon at the Nephrology Clinic, CHOP. Students are seen sitting on executive chairs, across one another in the consulting room, it’s been a long day. They are having their Senior Pediatrics rotation and activities are at their peak, having received additional logbook pages to compensate for the four week extension to the posting. Two students, in their early twenties, are seen engaging in an argument. Tunde_ I don’t agree with you Tade. That way, you can choose…

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Wishes to Sleep

Wishes to Sleep Yes! I now know my enemy. The one who doesn’t want me to succeed in this department. The one who though is not a being, wants to end my being. The one who tells me that I will not find any other friend like him. That one who tells me that if I don’t accept him, then his brother will. Sleep is not my friend. I hate him. He is brother to death who I hate the…

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