Sat. Dec 9th, 2023

NYU Langone Health has been making headlines with their faculty members sharing insights on various health topics. In a recent article from STAT News, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, sheds light on how the broad “Asian American” category can mask health disparities. This highlights the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this population.

On the other hand, Howard Weintraub, MD, discusses how inflammation may be a better predictor of events than cholesterol levels in high-risk statin intolerant patients in a piece from Healio. This suggests that a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels is necessary.

Sean Heffron, MD, shares his thoughts on the potential impact of holiday eating habits on heart health in HuffPost. It’s worth noting that one day of Thanksgiving food can do significant damage to your heart health.

Gregory Katz, MD, offers insights into the portfolio diet and its effects on cholesterol levels in Health. In addition to that, Dr. Katz also explores the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in another piece.

Other notable news includes Samantha M. Dunham, MD, discussing the importance of discussing perimenopause in Harper’s Bazaar and Marc K. Siegel examining the potential link between coffee consumption and a reduction in COVID-19 severity in several articles across different publications.

Finally, faculty members at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island have been addressing various health questions and concerns through their contributions to Newsday and ReachMD platforms.

Martin Backer provides guidance for safe and healthy holiday celebrations by answering questions related to COVID-19 and holidays in Newsday.

In contrast, Shae Datta discusses how cognitive decline can be linked to a reduction in the hippocampus region of the brain during her segment on ReachMD.

Overall these studies provide valuable insights into various aspects of health and demonstrate how important it is for individuals to understand their own unique needs when it comes to maintaining optimal health outcomes.

By Editor

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