In recent weeks, NYU Langone Health has been at the forefront of various health and wellness discussions. Dr. Howard Weintraub shed light on how inflammation may be a more accurate predictor of cardiovascular events than cholesterol levels in high-risk patients intolerant to statins. Meanwhile, Dr. Gregory Katz explored the portfolio diet, an eating plan designed to lower cholesterol levels and the impact of electrolyte powders on sodium levels.
Moving on to women’s health, Dr. Samantha M. Dunham emphasized the importance of discussing perimenopause, shedding light on the often overlooked stage in a woman’s life. On the COVID-19 front, Dr. Marc K. Siegel examined the potential link between coffee consumption and reduced severity of the viral illness, offering a fresh perspective on the pandemic.
Beyond the main NYU Langone campus, NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island contributed to the conversation with insights from Dr. Martin Backer on COVID-19 and the upcoming holiday season. Additionally, Dr. Shae Datta discussed the link between a reduction in the hippocampus in the brain and cognitive decline risk, providing valuable information for those concerned about brain health.
Overall, NYU Langone Health continues to be at the forefront of discussions surrounding health and wellness topics, offering valuable insights and expertise to individuals across various fields of study.