Saturday, April 25, 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
Devastating Nepal quake kills over 1,000, some in Everest avalanche
4/25/2015 9:43:25 AM
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

Indonesia informs death row convicts execution just days away
4/25/2015 9:36:04 AM
CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia has informed two Australians, one Nigerian and four other death-row drug convicts that they will be executed in a matter of days, possibly as soon as Tuesday.
Exclusive: Brother says accused Tunisian was forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint
4/25/2015 9:30:51 AM
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experience as a fisherman, his brother said on Saturday.
Islamist fighters seize Syria's Jisr al-Shughour, army says redeploys
4/25/2015 8:35:16 AM
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, Nusra Front, captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour on Saturday, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict.
Australians get 72-hour notice of execution in Indonesia: source
4/25/2015 7:57:18 AM
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian drug convicts were notified on Saturday that they will be executed by firing squad in 72 hours at the Indonesian prison island of Nusakambangan, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Three Islamic State car bombs hit Iraq-Jordan border crossing, four dead
4/25/2015 7:17:10 AM
BAGHDAD/AMMAN (Reuters) - Three suicide car bombs exploded at a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing four soldiers, a witness and an Iraqi border police source said, in an attack claimed shortly afterwards by Islamic State.

Islamic State takes military barracks, dam in Iraq's Anbar: sources
4/25/2015 6:29:41 AM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Iraq took partial control of a water dam and military barracks guarding it in the western Anbar province after fierce fighting through the night that continued on Saturday, security sources and witnesses said.
Isolated in debt talks, Greek finance rebel gets the cold shoulder
4/25/2015 5:56:20 AM
RIGA (Reuters) - As the buses carrying European finance ministers left for a gala dinner in the Latvian capital on Friday night, one of the party hung back at the hotel and then wandered off alone into the dusk.
Pakistani security agencies to investigate activist's murder
4/25/2015 5:28:51 AM
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and killings in Baluchistan province where the army is fighting separatists, the military said on Saturday.
More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550
4/25/2015 5:03:29 AM
ADEN (Reuters) - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue.