In recent times, NYU Langone Health has been sharing important news on various health topics through their faculty members. Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, brought attention to how the broad “Asian American” category obscures health disparities in a story from STAT News. This suggests that disaggregated data may be critical in addressing health inequities within this population.
In another piece from Healio, Howard Weintraub, MD, highlighted how inflammation may predict events more than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients. This underscores the importance of a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels.
Sean Heffron, MD, discussed the damage that one day of Thanksgiving food can do in HuffPost. This serves as a reminder of the potential impact of holiday eating habits on heart health.
Moving forward, Gregory Katz, MD, provided insights into the portfolio diet, a cholesterol-lowering eating plan, in Health. Electrolyte powder’s effects on sodium levels are also explored by Dr. Katz in a separate piece.
In other health news, Samantha M. Dunham, MD, addressed the importance of discussing perimenopause in Harper’s Bazaar while Marc K. Siegel, MD examined the potential link between coffee consumption and a reduction in the severity of COVID-19.
Faculty members at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island have also addressed various health questions and concerns. Martin Backer, MD offered answers to questions on COVID-19 and holidays in Newsday providing guidance for safe and healthy holiday celebrations.
Lastly Shae Datta ,MD discussed a reduction in hippocampus size linked to cognitive decline risk which contributes to greater understanding of cognitive health and brain function