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EXPLORING NEW MEDICAL FRONTIERS WITH ORGAN TRANSPLANT: A MACROSCOPIC VIEW INTO CADAVERIC ORGAN DONATION.

EXPLORING NEW MEDICAL FRONTIERS WITH ORGAN TRANSPLANT: A MACROSCOPIC VIEW INTO CADAVERIC ORGAN DONATION. EZE, WILLIAMS DOKITA EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER KEYWORDS: ORGAN DONATION ORGAN TRANSPLANT CADAVERIC DONORS Introduction The survival instinct is an innate trait that is common to all humans. Consequently, this instinct can drive the development and advancement in the medical sphere as …

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FOLATE AND CANCER: A POSITIVE, NEGATIVE OR NEUTRAL RELATIONSHIP?

FOLATE AND CANCER: A POSITIVE, NEGATIVE OR NEUTRAL RELATIONSHIP? OLOKO KOFOWOROLA RAFIAT DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: folate cancer DIETARY Introduction The relationship between folate and cancer is uncertain; several studies, intervention trials have been done to review their relationship. The studies demonstrated positive, negative and neutral relationships. However, many factors contributed to the relationships …

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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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