Posted by: drmolly in cell phone, cancer, brain tumor on
Sep 01, 2010
This week a sentinel study was published that was supposed to answer whether or not heavy cell phone use is associated with an increased risk of some brain cancers. Unfortunately, the study's results muddied the waters more.
The study's official conclusion is that certain brain tumors are not caused by cell phone use. Curiously though, gliomas, a form of brain tumor, were much more common in people who used their cell phones a lot and the
Posted by: drmolly in vomiting, headache, brain tumor on
Jan 17, 2010
I got an e-mail from a parent whose 11-year-old son had awoken at about 4 a.m. each of the last three nights with headache and vomiting. He would vomit a few times, the headache improved and he could return to sleep until the morning. He was fine during the day in every way and didn't have any lingering symptoms of this night time head pain.
Nothing worries a pediatrician more than this story. A child who awakens from sleep in the wee hours