Tuesday, March 31, 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
Armed prisoner who fled Virginia hospital captured in Washington
3/31/2015 10:42:42 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An armed prisoner who fled a suburban Washington hospital with a guard's gun on Tuesday was recaptured in the U.S. capital after a nine-hour manhunt, police said.
Buhari claims victory in historic Nigerian vote
3/31/2015 10:37:28 AM
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power.

Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline
3/31/2015 10:16:43 AM
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace on Tuesday in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program, while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete.

Charter Communications to buy Bright House in $10.4 billion deal
3/31/2015 10:04:22 AM
(Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc said it would buy Bright House Networks in a $10.4 billion deal as it seeks to expand its cable network after losing out to Comcast Corp in a fight for Time Warner Cable Inc last year.

Heavy clashes on Saudi-Yemen border; Hadi government pleads for troops
3/31/2015 10:03:52 AM
ADEN (Reuters) - Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on Tuesday in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid Arab intervention on the ground.

U.S. consumer confidence soars; house prices rising
3/31/2015 9:31:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in March amid optimism over the labor market, a hopeful sign that a recent sharp slowdown in economic activity will be temporary.
Oil drops to $55 as Iran nuclear talks intensify
3/31/2015 7:44:42 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a final day of talks over a nuclear deal that could see the energy-rich country increase oil exports to world markets.

Exclusive: Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News
3/31/2015 4:41:20 AM
(Reuters) - U.S. cable T.V. operator Cablevision Systems Corp is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Yoox buys Richemont's Net-a-Porter in all-share deal
3/31/2015 4:30:39 AM
PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) - Italian online fashion retailer Yoox has bought Net-a-Porter, its upmarket rival, in an all-share deal that creates an industry leader in the booming online luxury market, with combined sales of 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion).

Taiwan, Norway seek to join China-backed AIIB, Japan still cautious
3/31/2015 4:16:25 AM
TOKYO/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Japan remains cautious about signing up to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), indicating that Tokyo will miss the March 31 deadline for application, but both Taiwan and Norway said they would seek to join the institution.