Friday, March 6, 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
U.S. labor market flexes muscles as February payrolls soar
3/6/2015 1:10:42 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to its lowest level since the spring before President Barack Obama took office, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.

CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops: agency chief
3/6/2015 1:06:25 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency is launching one of the biggest reorganizations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said.

Three people charged over massive U.S. email data breach
3/6/2015 12:31:13 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in the United States in one of the largest reported data breaches in the nation's history, the Department of Justice said on Friday.
Ferguson fires three, hopes for settlement with Justice Department
3/6/2015 12:22:44 PM
(Reuters) - Ferguson, Missouri, has fired three city employees and is pursuing a range of other reforms in an effort to negotiate a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after a federal investigation accused the city of illegal practices targeting African-Americans, the mayor said on Friday.

Winter storm moves away; eastern U.S. to remain cold
3/6/2015 11:56:57 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Record-breaking cold gripped the United States from Texas to New York on Friday, causing school closures and snarled traffic, as a storm that dropped roughly 2 feet (61 cm) of snow on some eastern parts of the country moved out to sea.

At long last, Dow gets a taste for Apple
3/6/2015 11:45:32 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc , the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the storied Dow Jones industrial average , replacing AT&T Inc , in a change that reflects the dominant position of the iPhone maker in the U.S. economy and society.

Kremlin critic Navalny, out of jail, vows to fight on
3/6/2015 11:25:51 AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center on Friday and promised that Russia's opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week's killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

Pressure to arm Kiev could increase despite risks: top U.S. diplomat
3/6/2015 10:47:38 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - The second-highest ranking U.S. diplomat warned on Friday that pressure to arm Ukraine would increase if aggression from pro-Russian separatists persisted, even though Moscow would easily be able to send more weapons into the country than the West.

U.S. spacecraft reaches dwarf planet Ceres for 16-month study
3/6/2015 10:22:59 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A U.S. space probe slipped into orbit around Ceres, a miniature planet beyond Mars believed to be left over from the formation of the solar system, NASA said on Friday.
Future of Syria's Nusra Front in question after commander killed
3/6/2015 9:54:24 AM
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian branch was left reeling on Friday after its military chief was killed in an apparent army air strike, adding to confusion over the future path of the most powerful group opposing both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State.