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INSECURITY IN NIGERIA

INSECURITY IN NIGERIA MISS MUFULIHAT IBAGBE DOKITA EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER KEYWORDS: INSECURITY NIGERIA VIOLENCE Introduction Section 14 (2)(b) of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria states that “the security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government”(1). Unfortunately, the government has not been able to fulfill this constitutional …

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THE LINK BETWEEN GUT MICROBIOME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

THE LINK BETWEEN GUT MICROBIOME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ALA, OLUWAPELUMI ADEBAYO DOKITA EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER KEYWORDS: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER GIT SYMPTOMS GUT MICROBIOME Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental impairment that manifests in early childhood and affects speech and motor activities. Before the understanding of human genetics and its role …

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AN OVERVIEW ON PSEUDOCYESIS

AN OVERVIEW ON PSEUDOCYESIS ADEYEYE, MARY MOFIYINFOLUWA DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: PREGNANCY LABOUR PSEUDOCYESIS Introduction The term “Pseudocyesis” was established from two Greek words; Pseudo means false and Kyesis means pregnancy in 1923 by John Mason Good (1). It can be broadly defined as the neuroendocrinological, pathophysiological and psychosocial clinical syndrome in which a …

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NOVEL TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS

NOVEL TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS OSAKUADE, OLUWANIFEMI WILLIAMS DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: teleology fine tuning temporal order Introduction Do you think that the course of the world is random and haphazard, or do you believe that it is guided by reason?   —Boethius A teleological argument is more simply known as an argument from design. An argument …

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SELF- IMPROVEMENT

SELF-IMPROVEMENT OLOKO KOFOWOROLA DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Self-conceptualization self-control self Introduction Albert Einstein once said, “the real worth of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has received freedom from the self.” The self is both our most significant friend and our fiercest foe; it causes major personal and …

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SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF SLEEPING SICKNESS: A MYTH OR A FACT?

SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF SLEEPING SICKNESS: A MYTH OR A FACT? OLADOSU, OLAJUMOKE AISHAT DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Trypanosomiasis tsetse fly transmission Introduction Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), commonly referred to as sleeping sickness, has been a significant health concern in sub-Saharan Africa. Recent reports show that with the possibility of sexual transmission, the disease can …

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A BROAD OVERVIEW ON MALIGNANT OVARIAN NEOPLASMS

A BROAD OVERVIEW ON MALIGNANT OVARIAN NEOPLASMS ODEREMI, OLUWAGBEMISOLA MOTUNRAYO DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Malignant ovarian neoplasm Introduction Malignant Ovarian Neoplasms are a clinical spectrum that includes all neoplasms derived from abnormal proliferation of ovarian tissue (epithelial cells, stromal cells, and germ cells). It can be subdivided into different histological subtypes.1 Malignant Ovarian Neoplasms …

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VIRAL VECTORS AND mRNA-BASED COVID-19 VACCINES

VIRAL VECTORS AND mRNA-BASED COVID-19 VACCINES: AN OVERVIEW OSAKUADE, OLUWANIFEMI WILLIAMS DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: COVID-19 pandemic Vaccine Introduction The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is due to a pathogen named the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This disease, which is now a pandemic, was first noticed in Wuhan, China, as atypical viral …

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An Educational Case-Report Of A Person With Vascular Dementia And Comparison With The Characteristics Of Other Dementias

An Educational Case-Report Of A Person With Vascular Dementia And Comparison With The Characteristics Of Other Dementias Author: F Elugbadebo and A Ojagbemi Consultant, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, P.M.B 5017 (G.P.O), Ibadan, Nigeria KEYWORDS: the dementias cognitive symptoms non-cognitive symptoms Correspondence: Akin Ojagbami, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University …

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