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:

    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

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    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

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The trans fats found in your favorite junk foods aren't just clogging your arteries: New research shows they might also be messing with your memory.

    Young and middle-aged men who ate large amounts of trans fats exhibited a significantly reduced a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin B12 or folic acid supplements may not reduce seniors' risk of memory loss, according to a new study.

    Past research hinted that taking vitamin B12 and folic acid might help protect memory and thinking skills, according to backgrou...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Muscle-controlling nerve cells in the brain may be damaged earlier in Lou Gehrig's disease than previously thought, a new mouse study suggests.

    The findings may lead researchers to shift their focus on the origins of the neurological disease -- a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term marijuana use appears to alter a person's brain, causing one region associated with addiction to shrink and forcing the rest of the brain to work overtime to compensate, a new study reports.

    MRI scans revealed that people who use pot for...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Working non-standard hours -- often called "shift work" -- for many years is not only hard on the body, but may also dull the mind, new research suggests.

    According to the study, those who do shift work for more than 10 y...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One possible reason for memory decline in older age may be that brain networks become less able to maintain their separate functions, a new study suggests.

    The findings suggest the brain has a harder time with memory when its separate parts work cl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There are clear differences in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and the brains of healthy people, new research indicates.

    Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine said their findings could help doctors diagnose thi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could help control epilepsy that is difficult to treat, according to new research.

    A review of five studies found that a ketogenic, or modified Atkins diet, that focuses on foods like bacon, eggs, heavy cream, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mild concussion after age 65 might boost your risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests.

    Head injuries seem to pose special hazards for seniors compared to those in upper middle age, the researchers said.

    "This was surprising an...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or similar nervous system diseases.

    Even though some have questioned whether vaccines -- particularly for hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) -- might be ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you think teenagers always pay a penalty in performance when they juggle multiple media devices, think again.

    A new study conducted by high school students finds that some youngsters do equally well on tasks when moving between their laptops, s...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A researcher is reporting success in a small study of reversing memory problems associated with early stage Alzheimer's disease by using a complex program of lifestyle changes, supplements and hormones.

    Of the first 10 patients treated, nine repo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans are helping scientists better understand the bond between people and their beloved pets.

    The study included 14 women who had at least one child between the ages of 2 and 10 and one dog that had been in the household for two or more year...Full Article