Doctors Diagnose Jack Hanna With Dementia Possible Alzheimer’s

Doctors Diagnose Jack Hanna With Dementia Possible Alzheimer’s

Former Columbus Zoo director, Jack Hanna, has been diagnosed with dementia. Doctors believe it could possibly be Alzheimer’s. Hanna’s family first announced this diagnosis on their Twitter page on April 6, 2021. They shared family pictures with a letter stating the former zookeeper’s health condition. Jack Bushnell Hanna — more commonly known as Jungle Jack […]

The Connection Between Cognitive Decline and Autoimmunity

The Connection Between Cognitive Decline and Autoimmunity

According to the Alzheimer’s Organization, 500,000 Americans develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD) each year. In fact, AD is responsible for killing more Americans than prostate and breast cancer combined.  The latest research shows that environmental triggers play an influential role in the development of AD. Once thought to be contracted primarily through genetics, scientists have learned […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Leading Cause of Death Among Americans

Alzheimer’s Disease Leading Cause of Death Among Americans

Despite advancements in science, the National Institute of Health ranks Alzheimer’s Disease in sixth place among the leading causes of death among Americans in 2014. However, current research indicates that the disease has reached the third place ranking, behind heart disease and cancer. Due to its aggressive nature and correlation with the future development of dementia, scientists are working diligently to cure this […]

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