“Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die?”
Dani Waxman ’99YC ’99BR Creates New Technology to Improve the Lives of Seniors The orthodox household where Dani Waxman ’99YC, ’99BR, grew up in the Queens, New York neighborhood of Bayswater always had strong ties to Yeshiva University. Waxman’s maternal grandfather, Rav Dovid Lifshitz, was appointed a distinguished Rosh Yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan […]
People with more years of education lose their memory faster than those with less education in the years prior to a diagnosis of dementia, according to a study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, published in the October 23rd issue of the medical journal Neurology.
Like the age-old question involving the chicken and the egg, the role of low blood pressure (or hypotension) as cause or consequence of dementia has long been studied by scientists. While many studies have suggested that low blood pressure is a consequence of dementia, recent findings by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine demonstrate that low blood pressure may, indeed, be a cause of dementia as well. Their research was published in the journal, Neurology.