Thursday, November 26, 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 and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing
11/26/2015 5:52:50 AM
ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (Reuters) - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

Dutch court rules that migrants' right to food, shelter not unconditional
11/26/2015 5:45:34 AM
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch high court on Thursday upheld a government policy of withholding food and shelter to rejected asylum-seekers who refuse to be repatriated, giving legal backing to one of Europe's toughest immigration policies.
China's Xi says to shake up military structure in reform push
11/26/2015 5:42:29 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will shake up its military by establishing a joint operational command structure by 2020 and rejig existing military regions as part of overall reforms, President Xi Jinping said in a comments reported on Thursday.

Barclays fined for lax crime checks in 'deal of century'
11/26/2015 5:40:42 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog has fined Barclays 72 million pounds ($109 million) for cutting corners in checking wealthy customers involved in a huge transaction described by one senior manager as potentially the "deal of the century."
Israeli forces kill two Palestinian assailants; Netanyahu strategy debated
11/26/2015 5:37:16 AM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Military commanders and the Netanyahu government sparred over the right strategy to end two months of stabbings, shootings and car-based attacks on Thursday as Israeli troops killed two Palestinians involved in violence in the occupied West Bank.

Obama on Thanksgiving urges generosity to Syrian refugees
11/26/2015 5:11:51 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in his Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came to America in 1620 were themselves fleeing persecution.
Pope in Africa says dialogue vital to avert violence in God's name
11/26/2015 4:37:20 AM
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Thursday in Kenya, a country that has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist militants, that dialogue between religions in Africa was essential to teach young people that violence in God's name was unjustified.
Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager
11/26/2015 1:54:53 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The white Chicago policeman charged with murdering a black teenager he shot 16 times spent his first full day in custody on Wednesday in a jail hospital ward, as calm prevailed in a city braced for civil unrest over new video footage of the slaying.

Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic, U.N. says
11/25/2015 11:58:39 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said on Wednesday.
Obama says U.S. is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel
11/25/2015 8:47:00 PM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they were safe as millions of travelers set off for the long Thanksgiving weekend on Wednesday and authorities stepped up security at airports in response to the attacks in Paris two weeks ago.