The NYU Langone Health faculty members have shared important insights on various health topics through their recent publications. In a story from STAT News, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, sheds light on how the broad “Asian American” category obscures health disparities within this population. This highlights the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this group.
Meanwhile, in a piece from Healio, Howard Weintraub, MD, examines how inflammation may predict events more than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients. This suggests that a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels may be necessary for effective treatment and management of these patients.
Sean Heffron, MD, shares his insights on the damage that one day of Thanksgiving food can do to heart health in an article for HuffPost. This serves as a timely reminder to be mindful of our holiday eating habits and their potential impact on our heart health.
Gregory Katz, MD, explores the portfolio diet – a cholesterol-lowering eating plan – in Health magazine. Additionally, he examines the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in a separate piece. These articles provide valuable information on healthy eating habits and managing cholesterol levels effectively.
In other news related to perimenopause and COVID-19 prevention measures during the holidays, Samantha M. Dunham, MD writes about the importance of discussing these topics in Harper’s Bazaar and Marc K. Siegel examines coffee consumption’s potential link with reduced severity of COVID-19 in Health magazine respectively.
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island faculty members also addressed various health concerns through their work with local media outlets like Newsday where Martin Backer provides guidance for safe holiday celebrations during COVID-19 pandemic while Shae Datta discusses brain function linked with reduction in hippocampus size that increases cognitive decline risk among people over time contributing to greater understanding of cognitive health and brain function