In recent news, NYU Langone Health has shared important insights on various health topics through their faculty members. Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, brings attention to the issue of how the broad “Asian American” category obscures health disparities in a piece published on STAT News. This highlights the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this population.
Howard Weintraub, MD, discusses how inflammation may predict events more than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients in a piece published on Healio. This underscores the need for a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels.
Sean Heffron, MD, explores the damage that one day of Thanksgiving food can do on heart health in an article published on HuffPost. This serves as a reminder of the potential impact of holiday eating habits on cardiovascular health.
In addition to these findings, Gregory Katz, MD provides insights into the portfolio diet, a cholesterol-lowering eating plan, and explores the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in separate pieces published on Health and Healthline respectively.
Other notable findings include Samantha M. Dunham’s examination of the importance of discussing perimenopause in Harper’s Bazaar and Marc K. Siegel’s exploration of the potential link between coffee consumption and a reduction in COVID-19 severity published on Forbes and MedPage Today respectively.
Faculty members at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island have also addressed various health questions and concerns through articles published in local media outlets such as Newsday where Martin Backer offers guidance for safe and healthy holiday celebrations during COVID-19 pandemic times while Shae Datta discusses how hippocampus size is linked to cognitive decline risk which contributes to greater understanding of cognitive health and brain function with an interview segment recorded by ReachMD.
Overall these findings shed light on important aspects of healthcare from different angles providing valuable insights for healthcare professionals and consumers alike.
It is important to note that all information provided above is based solely from publicly available sources and should not be used as medical advice or substitute for professional medical consultation or treatment.