From MedPage Today:
- Advice to Docs Might Not Come From a Fellow Human. Long Island dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla knows well how to treat acne, burns, and rashes. But when a patient came in with a potentially disfiguring case of bullous pemphigoid — a rare skin condition that causes large, watery blisters — she was stumped.
- Small eGFR Drops May Predict Kidney Outcomes. Declines in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) smaller than those that currently attract clinical attention may help predict the risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
- 10 Questions: Sandeep Jauhar, MD, PhD. What’s the biggest barrier to practicing medicine today? “A lack of time,” cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar, MD, PhD, of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System.
- Vit D Not Tied to Breast Cancer Outcomes. Vitamin D appeared to play little or no role in breast cancer outcomes.