New York University Langone Health faculty members are sharing their expertise on a variety of health topics through various publications. In a STAT News story, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, sheds light on how the broad “Asian American” category can obscure health disparities within this population, highlighting the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities.
In Healio, Howard Weintraub, MD, discusses how inflammation may be a more accurate predictor of events than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients. This suggests that a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels is necessary for effective treatment.
Sean Heffron, MD, uses HuffPost to warn readers about the potential impact of one day of Thanksgiving food on heart health. It’s a reminder to be mindful of holiday eating habits and their effects on overall wellness.
Gregory Katz, MD, shares insights into the portfolio diet – a cholesterol-lowering eating plan – in Health. Dr. Katz also explores the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in a separate piece.
Other healthcare professionals at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island are addressing various health concerns and questions through different publications. Martin Backer, MD, answers COVID-19 and holiday-related questions in Newsday and provides guidance for safe and healthy celebrations during the festive season.
Lastly, Shae Datta, MD discusses a reduction in hippocampus size in the brain that has been linked to cognitive decline risk with ReachMD. This contributes to our understanding of cognitive health and brain function