In Brief: For Pediatric Patients with Crohn’s Disease, Factors Associated with Statural Growth Differ by Sex
Growth impairment, a common complication of Crohn’s disease in children, occurs more often in males than females, but the reasons are unclear. Now, a physician-scientist from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian and colleagues at eight other centers have found that factors associated with statural growth differ by sex.
A study from researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine identified economic and social conditions impacting individual and group differences in health status, known as social determinants of health, in Brooklyn and top barriers to cancer care.
When Dr. Sallie Permar was a medical student at a mission hospital in rural Zambia in the late 1990s, she saw firsthand how the AIDS virus was ravaging the population.
The Dalio Center for Health Justice at NewYork-Presbyterian, which aims to understand and address the root causes of health inequities, today announced the members of its inaugural External Advisory Board.