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Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

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The ABCDE of Melanoma

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Melanoma is a common type of skin cancer that has the ability to metastasize (spread from its site of origin to other parts of the body). It arises when (more…)

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Student hub

3 Things They Don’t Teach You In Medical School

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Medical School focuses on instilling medical knowledge within the curriculum, that is needed to transform a medical student into a competent physician. That’s great but (more…)

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Residency trainingUSA

The 2019-20 USA Residency Timeline

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The journey to securing a residency program in the US for International medical graduates (IMGs) can be a long and daunting one. From preparing for the various exams to choosing a residency program to getting US clinical experience and so (more…)

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Health

How Much Do You Know About Ovarian Cancer?

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In honor of Ovarian Cancer Day which was two days ago, here’s a quiz to refresh your knowledge of ovarian cancer.

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Electives

Electives: Africa vs America

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As mentioned in a previous article, electives are becoming a fundamental part of medical education especially in European and North American medical schools. The experience is invaluable no matter where you choose to go, but have you ever wondered what the differences are (more…)

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Electives

Questions to ask yourself before booking an elective

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Planning clinical electives abroad isn’t a walk in the park. There is a lot of research that you’ll need to do, key decisions you’ll have to make, and generally loads and loads of planning, coupled with the responsibility of school (more…)

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Electives

How to get the most out of your clinical electives

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Electives are fast becoming a fundamental part of medical education and a priceless addition to the CVs and portfolios of healthcare professionals. The average medical student (more…)

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Health

How much do you know about Down Syndrome (trisomy 21)? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

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Which of the following is not a feature of down syndrome?

Scienceoveracuppa
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What duodenal abnormality is usually seen in down syndrome?

Med Bullets
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On first trimester ultrasound, which of the following will be present?

Ultrasound Care
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What variation of Alzheimer’s disease is down syndrome associated with?

The Bulletin
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Down syndrome increases the risk of Acute myeloid leukemia, true or false?

American Society of Hematology
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Down syndrome increases the risk of Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, true or false?

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
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Advanced maternal age is a risk factor for down syndrome, true or false?

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Aortic dissection is a usual cardiovascular finding in down syndrome, true or false?

Medindia
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An atrioventricular septal defect is a usual cardiovascular finding in down syndrome, true or false?

American Heart Association
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A majority of down syndrome cases are due to meiotic nondisjunction, true or false?

LSU School of Medicine
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How much do you know about Down Syndrome (trisomy 21)? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

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Residency trainingUSA

Match Week 2019: IMGs are winning!

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It was Match week last week, and it was heartwarming to see my social media feeds filled with “I matched” posts and success stories from friends that applied for the (more…)

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Lifestyle

International Women’s Day: African Women Killing it

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International women’s day is upon us, the first since we launched the blog, yay! This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter.

In honor of our very first international women’s day, we thought it’ll be lovely to showcase some African women who are absolutely killing it in their various fields. (more…)

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