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Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

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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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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HealthStudent hub

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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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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HealthStudent hub

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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