Latest News from NYU Langone Health: Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The health industry is constantly evolving, and the faculty members at NYU Langone Health are at the forefront of this movement. In recent news, several of these experts have shared their insights on various health topics through articles in different publications.

In one article from STAT News, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, sheds light on how the broad “Asian American” category can obscure health disparities within this population. By disaggregating data, it may be possible to better address health inequities within Asian Americans.

Howard Weintraub, MD, takes a closer look at inflammation’s role in predicting events more than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients in an article from Healio. This suggests that a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels may be necessary for effective treatment.

Sean Heffron, MD, highlights the potential impact of holiday eating habits on heart health in a piece from HuffPost. It serves as a reminder to be mindful of what we eat during special occasions like Thanksgiving.

Moving forward, Gregory Katz, MD, provides insights into the portfolio diet – a cholesterol-lowering eating plan – in Health magazine. He also explores the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in a separate article for readers interested in healthy eating habits.

In other health news from Harper’s Bazaar, Samantha M. Dunham, MD discusses the importance of discussing perimenopause with patients and healthcare providers alike to promote better care and support for women going through this transition period. Meanwhile Marc K. Siegel examines the potential link between coffee consumption and reduced severity of COVID-19 symptoms in his piece for Healthline magazine.

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