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Breaking News from NYU Langone Health: Updates for Tuesday, November 21, 2023


Nov 21, 2023

In a recent article by Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD on STAT News, the broad “Asian American” category is highlighted as a source of health disparities that may be overlooked by disaggregated data. This emphasizes the importance of considering individual differences within this population to address health inequities.

Meanwhile, in Healio, Howard Weintraub, MD presents evidence suggesting that inflammation may be a more reliable predictor of events than cholesterol levels in high-risk statin intolerant patients. This underscores the need for a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond just cholesterol levels when addressing health concerns.

In HuffPost, Sean Heffron, MD discusses the potential impact of Thanksgiving food on heart health and how one day of indulgence can have lasting effects on cardiovascular health. This serves as a reminder to exercise caution during holiday eating habits.

Gregory Katz, MD provides insights into the portfolio diet and its effects on cholesterol levels in Health. In addition, Dr. Katz explores the effects of electrolyte powder on sodium levels in a separate piece on Health.

Other news highlights include Samantha M. Dunham, MD’s discussion on perimenopause in Harper’s Bazaar and Marc K. Siegel, MD’s examination of the potential link between coffee consumption and reduced severity of COVID-19 infection in other publications.

Martin Backer, MD offers guidance for safe and healthy holiday celebrations during COVID-19 pandemic in Newsday while Shae Datta, MD discusses reduction in hippocampus size linked to cognitive decline risk in ReachMD segment focused on cognitive health and brain function.

Overall, these articles showcase how NYU Langone Health faculty members are sharing important insights and knowledge about various health topics through their research findings and expertise.

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