Dr. Lara Marcuse, MD

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
  • Annenberg Building, 2nd Floor
  • New York, NY
  • 212-241-2627
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may be linked to subtle changes in the brain that could lead to thinking and memory problems, a new study suggests.

    These fine particles, smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter (much small...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tinnitus is associated with surprisingly wide-ranging brain activity, researchers report, and this may be why the hearing disorder is hard to treat.

    About one in five people have tinnitus, which is the sensation of a steady ringing or buzzing i...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When one family member has chronic migraine, the family as a whole can suffer, too, a new study finds.

    Between 3 million and 7 million Americans suffer chronic migraines -- defined as having the debilitating headaches 15 or more days a month, ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a challenging job may help people live longer after developing a certain type of dementia, a small study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed the medical charts of 34 people diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. This type of dementia typica...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Training programs for parents can help improve the behavior of children with autism, a new study suggests.

    After six months of either parent training or parent education, the children's behavior improved for parents in both groups, but the bene...Full Article

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    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 people worldwide will have a seizure in his or her lifetime, experts say. Now, two medical groups have issued a new guideline on how to treat them.

    The decision to treat a patient after a first seizure is complex because doctors must we...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you don't know whether or not your headache is just a headache, or if it's actually a migraine, you may be missing out on effective treatments, suggests an expert at the American Migraine Foundation.

    "Migraine is not just a headache, but a neu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The thin air of America's higher-elevation regions may reduce the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

    Researchers reported that the occurrence of ADHD decreases substantially as altitude increases. For e...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that people with Down syndrome are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease.

    Now, research suggests that changes in the brains of people with Down syndrome, as seen on brain scans, might help lead to promising treatments that c...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first U.S. generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).

    The brand-name drug is produced by Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals. It's approve...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy snorers and people with sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory and thinking problems at younger ages than their well-rested peers, a new study suggests.

    The good news from the study is that treating sleep apnea with a continu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immune system disorder may play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, research in mice suggests.

    Duke University researchers found that in a mouse model of Alzheimer's, something goes wrong with certain immune cells that normally ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug appears to repair nerve damage seen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, results of an early trial suggest.

    MS, an often disabling disease of the central nervous system, damages myelin, the fatty substance that protects ner...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The way the brain organizes its visual sense is the same in people who are blind from birth and sighted people, a new study shows.

    The findings challenge the long-held belief that the brain's visual cortex -- which handles the sense of sight -- ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are things people can do to preserve their brain function as they age, a report released Tuesday from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests.

    "Changes in mental functions and capabilities are a part of aging and occur with everyone," rep...Full Article