Saturday, October 10, 2015

Medi-Fax Atlas Series - Recent Cases

Editor: Dr. Chris Ekong

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Hospitals Atlas Rounds Links

The Medi-Fax Canadian Hospitals Web Directory is a listing of some Hospitals in Canada which also have web sites. The Hospitals are listed alphabetically as well as by location.

Medi-Fax Atlas Series is a series of Virtual Atlases of Neurosurgical disorders. Contributors are neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropathologists and radiologists from Canada and the United States. The site is primarily for neuroscientists but anyone is welcome to visit.

This is a teleconfrence neuro rounds with participants in various neurosurgery centres across North America. Interesting cases are presented on the internet & teleconfrence calls simultaneously. Participants communicate by voice teleconfrence call and see the slides, CT, MRI, and x-rays presented on this site.

Reuters: Top News
Russia steps up air strikes against Assad opponents in Syria
10/10/2015 9:54:59 AM
BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it had stepped up its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, while local observers said several of the air strikes had hit areas in western Syria where the hardline group has little presence.

Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians as violence rages on
10/10/2015 9:26:07 AM
JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they killed three Palestinian assailants in separate violence in Jerusalem.
Twin bombs kill 86 at pro-Kurdish rally in Turkish capital
10/10/2015 9:24:29 AM
ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 86 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara's main train station on Saturday, weeks ahead of an election, in the deadliest attack of its kind on Turkish soil.

California governor approves bill to help immigrant crime victims
10/10/2015 8:44:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to help undocumented immigrants who are victims of violent crime, by introducing time limits on law enforcement's response to their U.S. visa applications in an attempt to standardize police forces' uneven treatment of applicants.
Fear and respect: VW's culture under Winterkorn
10/10/2015 8:25:38 AM
BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Like many chief executives, Martin Winterkorn was a demanding boss who didn't like failure. But critics say the pressure on managers at Volkswagen was unusual, which may go some way to explaining the carmaker's crisis.

Hundreds of thousands protest in Berlin against EU-U.S. trade deal
10/10/2015 7:36:19 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they say is anti-democratic and will lower food safety, labor and environmental standards.
Russia backs bigger OSCE mission in Ukraine
10/10/2015 6:40:49 AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it wanted to see a bigger European monitoring mission in Ukraine to help oversee withdrawal of mortars, tanks and light artillery under recent agreements.
Isolated North Korea says ready for war with U.S. as it marks anniversary
10/10/2015 5:30:28 AM
PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States.

China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea
10/10/2015 5:21:17 AM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions.
Islamic State closes in on Syrian city of Aleppo; U.S. abandons rebel training effort
10/9/2015 8:09:21 PM
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have seized villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite an intensifying Russian air-and-sea campaign that Moscow says has targeted the militant group.