Friday, August 1, 2014

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
African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak
8/1/2014 7:45:55 PM
CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease.
Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed
8/1/2014 7:42:08 PM
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip, adding he may have been killed during an ambush.

Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'
8/1/2014 7:00:44 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques."
U.S. House passes $694 million border security bill
8/1/2014 6:48:02 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives late on Friday approved $694 million in new funds to further secure the U.S. border with Mexico and to discourage Central Americans, including unaccompanied children, from migrating illegally to the United States.

Argentina debt talks must continue after default: U.S. Judge
8/1/2014 5:42:34 PM
NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina cannot turn its back on negotiations with holdout creditors after defaulting on its sovereign debt, a U.S. judge instructed on Friday, just as the country's failure to service a June interest payment was declared a "credit event."

Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting
8/1/2014 5:19:26 PM
KIEV (Reuters) - International experts found the remains of more victims of the downed Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine on Friday but fighting nearby between government forces and pro-Russian rebels renewed security concerns around the wreckage.

Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 70 dead in Rafah shelling
8/1/2014 5:13:37 PM
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it took effect and apparently captured an Israeli officer while killing two other soldiers.

Protesters in Libya's Benghazi march against militias
8/1/2014 4:18:28 PM
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Two thousand people took to the streets of Benghazi on Friday to protest against Islamist militants and former rebel militias who have been fighting armed forces and taken over an important military base in the eastern Libyan city.

Republicans revive U.S. border security bills to speed deportations
8/1/2014 4:16:16 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives sought to patch over another deep rift and pass revised border security legislation on Friday, hoping to persuade voters they are acting to tackle the growing crisis over child migrants from Central America.
U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rate rises
8/1/2014 3:47:10 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed a bit in July and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose, pointing to slack in the labor market that could give the Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates low for a while.