New York University Langone Health has recently shared valuable insights on various health topics through its faculty members. In a recent article published by STAT News, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, shed light on how the broad “Asian American” category can hide health disparities. This highlights the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this population.
Meanwhile, Howard Weintraub, MD, discussed how inflammation may be a better predictor of events than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients in an article for Healio. This underscores the need for a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels.
In a piece for HuffPost, Sean Heffron, MD, warned against the potential negative impact of one day of Thanksgiving feasting on heart health. This serves as a reminder to be mindful of holiday eating habits and their effects on overall health.
Moving forward, Gregory Katz, MD, provided insights into the portfolio diet, a cholesterol-lowering eating plan in Health. Electrolyte powder’s effects on sodium levels were also explored by Dr. Katz in a separate piece.
In other health news, Samantha M. Dunham, MD, addressed the importance of discussing perimenopause with her audience in Harper’s Bazaar while Marc K. Siegel, MD examined the potential link between coffee consumption and reduced severity of COVID-19 in another article for Harper’s Bazaar.