CT scans and cancer

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South, M. CT scans and cancer, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2659

A recent study (Mathews et al, 2013) of 180 000 young people exposed to CT scans in the United Kingdom found an increasing risk of leukaemia and brain cancer with increasing radiation dose.

Do seizures alter CSF findings?

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South, M. Do seizures alter CSF findings?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2657

This study of LP results strongly suggests that prolonged seizures (>30 minutes) DO not affect cell counts, glucose levels, or protein levels in the CSF. CSF abnormalities should not be attributed to seizures and meningitis should be considered.  Seizures do not alter CSF findings.

Migraine and Infantile Colic

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South, M. Migraine and Infantile Colic, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2645

Irritable but well babies are difficult to manage for both the parents and the doctors – but is this a sign of things to come? This paper looks at the link between infantile colic and childhood migraine.