Monday, October 20, 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
Using military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola response
10/20/2014 2:21:41 PM
DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free.






CEO says no gender pay gap at Microsoft
10/20/2014 2:06:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Satya Nadella, the Microsoft Corp Chief Executive who ignited a firestorm of protest earlier this month by suggesting women should not ask for pay raises, said on Monday that men and women are paid equally at his company.
Indiana police say suspect may have killed for decades
10/20/2014 2:01:55 PM
HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A northwest Indiana man suspected of murdering at least seven women may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday.






U.S. regulator targeting lower down payments on mortgages
10/20/2014 1:41:58 PM
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said on Monday it was developing rules to let Americans buy homes with down payments as low as 3 percent, part of a push to boost access to credit.
Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders
10/20/2014 1:20:31 PM
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders resist an Islamic State assault.






Al Qaeda attacks kill at least 33 people in Yemen
10/20/2014 1:09:49 PM
SANAA (Reuters) - At least 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attacks in central Yemen, tribal sources and medics said on Monday, as al Qaeda fighters seized a Yemeni city in a new challenge to the central government.
U.N. questions Israel on Palestinians' rights
10/20/2014 1:05:56 PM
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses and the expansion of Jewish settlements to limited Palestinian access to water and their farmland.






Swedish 'Cold War' thriller exposes Baltic Sea nerves over Russia
10/20/2014 12:54:20 PM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - It has all the makings of a Cold War thriller -- an emergency military deployment with stealth ships and helicopters hunting for a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. Grainy photographs of a mysterious vessel. Sightings of a black-clad man wading in shallow coastal waters.
Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers: IAEA
10/20/2014 11:36:29 AM
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is taking further action to comply with an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency report showed, a finding the West may see as positive ahead of a November deadline for clinching a long-term deal.






Poll shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears
10/20/2014 10:45:30 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's runoff to Brazil's presidential election, a survey by pollster MDA showed on Monday.