Tuesday, August 4, 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
The 'Jungle' migrants of Calais: a day in the life
8/4/2015 12:57:52 PM
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - For most of the 3,000 inhabitants of the "Jungle", a shanty town on the sand dunes of France's north coast, the climax of each day is the nightly bid to sneak into the undersea tunnel they hope will lead to new life in Britain.

Anti-Houthi fighters score more gains in south Yemen
8/4/2015 12:56:10 PM
ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen's deposed president seized about 10 southern villages from Houthi forces on Tuesday, pursuing their offensive a day after capturing the country's biggest air base, residents and loyalist sources said.

IAAF fights back against reports of widespread suspected doping
8/4/2015 12:46:38 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The world governing body for athletics (IAAF) fought back on Tuesday against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly.

Key senator announces support for Iran nuclear deal
8/4/2015 12:19:40 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a co-author of the bill allowing Congress to review the nuclear deal with Iran, said on Tuesday he would support the nuclear agreement.
Syria foreign minister in Tehran for talks with Iran, Russia
8/4/2015 11:56:24 AM
DUBAI (Reuters) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with officials from allies Iran and Russia that are expected to focus on efforts to end the civil war in his country.
Greece and lenders strike upbeat tone, deal seen on bailout
8/4/2015 11:49:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) - Both Greece and its lenders said on Tuesday they were optimistic they could broker a deal within days on a multi-billion euro bailout, striking a surprisingly upbeat tone on a process previously fraught with bitterness.

U.S. factory orders rebound on strong demand for aircraft
8/4/2015 10:53:57 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector.

Drugmaker Shire bids $30 billion for Baxter spin-off Baxalta
8/4/2015 10:21:33 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmaker Shire said on Tuesday it was seeking to buy Baxalta , a company spun-off by Baxter International last month, for $30 billion to forge the leading global specialist in rare diseases.
Pfizer wins EU approval for $15 billion Hospira buy
8/4/2015 9:38:59 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer gained European Union antitrust approval on Tuesday for its proposed $15 billion acquisition of U.S. rival Hospira after pledging to sell some drugs to allay competition concerns.
Respite for commodities as dollar wilts, China bounces
8/4/2015 6:19:56 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Investors got a day off from commodity market turmoil on Tuesday, as oil prices steadied at $50 a barrel after a 5 percent drop and metals and Chinese markets were generally calmer.