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Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

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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Student hub

2019: Let’s Start The Year Off Right

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Ayyyeeee 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

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The 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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Study tips

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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Health

HIV & AIDS: Fact or Fiction 

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In the spirit of WHO World AIDS day, let’s go over a few popular notions about HIV and AIDS to see which ones are fact and which ones are good-ol fiction. (more…)

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Electives

Medics Abroad: What are we thankful for?

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the spirit of thanksgiving, we took some time to reflect on the things we’re most thankful for at Medics Abroad. We have so much to be grateful for as an organisation but here are a few of them. (more…)

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Health

Antibiotics: To take or not to take? That is the question!

Reading Time: 3 minutesRaise your hand if you have ever taken antibiotics for a sore throat! Yep, me too… a long, long, time ago. But we’re kind at The Medics Club so we’re not going to judge ourselves by the wrong things we’ll stop doing after reading this piece  🙂 (more…)

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Beauty & Skincare

Why Your Acne Keeps Coming Back

Reading Time: 3 minutesAcne is easily the most common (and annoying) skin condition we know, and its causes are diverse. Acne can be caused by simple things, such as what you had for dinner last night, your pillowcase, or your makeup brushes; it could also be as complex as your genetics. Whatever the causes might be, here are 5 common reasons why your acne keeps coming back. (more…)

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Student hub

12 Side Hustles You Can Have in Medical School

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The journey through medical school is expensive!!! The tuition, the rent, the books, the traveling, Netflix payments, and of course the unlimited supply of coffee (or hot cocoa) all have to be paid for somehow. Because the workload can be enormous, you’re left with very little time to work up enough hours to earn significant amounts of money. Working while in medical school is possible but (more…)

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Health A-Z

Breast Cancer Therapy: What’s new?

Reading Time: 4 minutesAlthough breast cancer remains the second commonest cancer in adult females worldwide, the survival rates have improved by almost 50% in the past 25 years. This is mostly as a result of the huge amount of time and resources that have been invested in research till date, amounting to better education, more effective screening methods with early detection, and more advanced treatment modalities. Breast cancer is starting to be perceived less as a death sentence and more as a chronic illness. (more…)

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