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Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

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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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How much do you know about Endometriosis?

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Endometriosis is a risk factor for ovarian neoplasm

University Health News
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What is an Endometrioma?

Cleveland Clinic
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Which of the following is NOT a common site for endometriosis?

Mayo Clinic
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Which of the following is NOT a possible cause of endometriosis?

Maxcure Suyosha Women and Child Hospital
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Which of the following is NOT a clinical manifestation of endometriosis?

Havard Health
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Which of the following is NOT a treatment option for endometriosis?

Fab Woman
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How much do you know about Endometriosis?

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Health

5 Every day habits that are hurting your health

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Did you know that some of the things we do regularly unknowingly, could have negative effects on our health?  (more…)

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Student hub

Read this before choosing a medical specialty

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Getting into medical school is one thing, and choosing a specialty to pursue is another. Some people are lucky enough to know what they want to specialize in quite early on and that’s fantastic, but some others have no clue and that’s fine too. 

The decision-making process can be quite daunting to say the least considering you’re literally deciding what direction to steer your life towards. But there are key questions you should ask yourself to make the process a tad bit easier, and here are a few of them.

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Health

What Do You Know About Raynaud’s Disease?

Reading Time: 3 minutesRaynaud’s disease is one of those rare diseases that manifest in an unusual way. Imagine your fingers and/or toes, or your nose, nipples or ears turning white and blue, then back to red whenever the weather is cold or whenever you’re stressed out. (more…)

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Test your knowledge of cervical cancer

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What is the most prominent cause of cervical cancer?

My Qatalog
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Where is the most common area for the development of cervical cancer?

Eurocytology
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Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for cervical cancer?

Strides for life
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Which of the following is NOT a preventative measure for cervical cancer?

Emma Reynolds MP
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What is the precursor lesion of cervical cancer called?

Dundee Med Student Notes
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Which of the following is not a high risk type of the Human papilloma virus?

Wikipedia
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Health

Does Obesity Damage Body Organs?

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Obesity has been known to cause and exacerbate a good number of chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, stroke, heart diseases, and even some cancers. Before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s start with the basics (more…)

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2019: Let’s Start The Year Off Right

Reading Time: 4 minutesAyyyeeee It’s 2019! Happy new year! We’re back and it feels great! Yes, yes, I know we’re almost at the end of week 2, but hey! We have 50 more weeks to go so  (more…)

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Student hub

Our Best of 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Medics Club has had a great first few months. We launched in June with a bang and it’s all thanks to you, you and you! We have enjoyed putting out educative, inspirational, and motivational content to you and hope you have enjoyed digesting them all.

Here’s the low-down of the articles you loved the most this year: (more…)

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Is there a treatment for Exam Phobia?

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It’s that time of the year again….exam time. Exams are an unavoidable part of the medical and healthcare career paths and so knowing how to slay through these crucial times in our lives is key. Personally, I dread exams. Is it just me?  (more…)

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