Friday, August 29, 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
Separatists say will allow 'trapped' Ukrainian forces to withdraw
8/29/2014 9:43:05 AM
MOSCOW/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms
8/29/2014 9:38:33 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on more than 25 people and companies it accused of violating sanctions against Iran, including shipping firms, airlines, and six Iranian banks.
U.S. consumer spending dips; confidence at seven-year high
8/29/2014 9:29:10 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell in July for the first time in six months, but a rise in confidence among households in August to a seven-year high suggested the retrenchment was likely temporary.

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal, riots break out in Guinea
8/29/2014 9:28:52 AM
GENEVA/LAGOS (Reuters) - The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be touched by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea where infection rates are rising fast.
Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced: U.N.
8/29/2014 9:04:38 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance of Islamist militants or are having difficulty in reaching open border crossings, the United Nations said.

China investigates senior legislator amid corruption crackdown
8/29/2014 8:45:00 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is investigating a member of its top legislature, the country's corruption watchdog said on Friday, the latest high-profile official to be targeted in a government campaign to stamp out graft.

U.S. sends arms to bolster Lebanon army after Islamist incursion
8/29/2014 8:39:05 AM
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S. officials said on Friday.
McDonald's says 12 Russian branches temporarily closed
8/29/2014 7:34:40 AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - McDonald's said on Friday that a total of 12 of its branches in Russia had been temporarily closed over the state food safety regulator's allegations of sanitary violations.
Fiat signals Chrysler merger on track
8/29/2014 7:19:59 AM
MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat signaled its merger with U.S. affiliate Chrysler was on track on Friday as a tally of shareholders suggested most had chosen not to exercise an option that could derail the plan, a vital step in the Italian carmaker's turnaround efforts.

Pakistan leader distances himself from army as crisis drags on
8/29/2014 7:17:18 AM
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's prime minister, weakened by weeks of opposition protests calling for him to resign, distanced himself from an army move to intervene in the crisis on Friday, saying he did not turn to the military for help to defuse the stand-off.