Dr. Mark Green, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • neurology

Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • New York, NY

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Different types of gene mutations may play a role in the severity and type of autism, new research suggests.

    The findings could lead to improved diagnosis and treatments for the disorder, the researchers added.

    No two people with autism ha...Full Article

  • Mark Green, MD - New York, NY - Neurology
    There are a number of causes and contributing factors of headaches:
    • Stress (often the most commonly recognized trigger)
    • Alcohol, which is consumed in beverages such as liquor, wine and beer
    • At times, migraine and other headache patients may get headaches related to allergic problems.
    • Ey
    ...Read More
  • Mark Green, MD - New York, NY - Neurology
    Tension headaches are actually the most common cause of recurring headaches, but are never severe and therefore these individuals rarely seek medical care for tension headaches. They generally involve both sides of the head and are often described as a “tight band around the head.” The symptoms of...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you can't balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds you may be at risk of a stroke, Japanese researchers suggest.

    Difficulty standing on one leg may indicate that small strokes or tiny bleeds have already occurred, which means the risk for m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A "homing signal" in the brain tells people which way to travel, and the strength of the signal affects people's ability to navigate, researchers report.

    Their study is the first to uncover why some people are better at finding their way than ot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's too soon to tell whether medical marijuana can help treat neurological disorders such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) said in a new position statement released Wednesday.

    Mar...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using a stent to capture and remove a stroke-causing blood clot is safe and improves recovery, Dutch researchers report.

    About one-third of patients who had the procedure -- called intraarterial treatment -- recovered from their stroke with on...Full Article

  • Mark Green, MD - New York, NY - Neurology
    Sinus headache usually refers to pain that is felt over the forehead and cheeks that is associated with nasal congestion or runny nose. However, if the pain is the primary complaint, most often this type of headache is actually a migraine. Only in the setting of an active infection where the primary...Read More
  • Mark Green, MD - New York, NY - Neurology
    Yes, there are quite a number of prescription drugs available for migraine. Some are used on a daily basis to reduce the number and severity of attacks. Some are used “as needed” to shorten migraine attacks. Their use must be individualized and, therefore, requires a discussion with the treating...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with the hormone progesterone doesn't benefit patients with traumatic brain injury, a new study finds.

    "These results are plainly disappointing," lead investigator Dr. David Wright, an associate professor and vice chair for research i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older men who have breathing difficulties or spend less time in deep sleep may be at greater risk of brain changes that can precede dementia, a new study suggests.

    Experts said the findings don't prove that breathing disorders, including sleep ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even after they're cleared to play following a concussion, baseball players' batting skills are worse than normal, which suggests they may not be fully recovered, a new study suggests.

    "Although players who sustain a concussion may be symptom-f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people's brains seem pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain a brain boost, the small study finds.

    The brain "becomes more connected and integ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.

    "We found that a medium level of daily total physical activity is associated with a lower risk of Parkinson's disease...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Genetic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've mapped the genome -- the genetic "blueprint" -- of a tapeworm extracted from a British man's brain, in hopes it might help others with this very rare infection.

    As reported Nov. 21 in the journal Genome Biology, the t...Full Article