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November 2015 Media News

More screening could help catch, treat depression in kids with diabetes. Symptoms of depression are common for kids with diabetes, but they often go undiagnosed or untreated, according to a U.S. study. Reuters Health, 10/22/2015. (Also see Support for Diabetes and Depression)

Even doctors and nurses don’t always have healthy lifestyles. Even doctors and nurses don’t always follow the healthy lifestyle choices they recommend for patients to reduce the risk of medical problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a U.S. study suggests. Reuters Health, 10/22/2015.

Knee replacement surgery works, but so can nonsurgical techniques. Total knee replacement can usually relieve pain and improve function, but a nonsurgical regimen can also be effective without posing the complication risks, according to a new study. Reuters Health, 10/22/2015.

New Mammogram Guidelines Already Creating Controversy. The American Cancer Society’s new breast cancer screening guidelines are likely to face some resistance within the medical community, based on early reaction. HealthDay, 10/22/2015. (Also see Breast Cancer)

The Number of Moles on Your Right Arm Could Be Tied to Your Cancer Risk, Study Finds. Moles are usually harmless, but they can be used to assess a person’s risk for developing skin cancer. Time Healthland, 10/19/2015. (Also see Cancer)

How blocking your immune system may help women beat hair loss. Alopecia is unpredictable and research has shown that it is an autoimmune disease. Mail Online, 10/19/2015. (Also see Alopecia)

Highly sensitive people: a condition rarely understood. Are your own feelings easily bruised and do you worry endlessly about hurting other people’s? The Telegraph, 10/12/2015.

“It's just lady pains”: Are doctors not taking women’s agony seriously enough? Some doctors have a problem with women’s pain; they don’t take it as seriously as they would a man’s but what they need to ensure is that they aren’t dismissing women’s problems. The Telegraph, 10/22/2015. (Also see Physician and Patient Relationships)

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