The Women's Brain Health Initiative is a charitable non-profit with a mandate to provide education and fund research to combat brain-aging diseases that affect women.
70% of Alzheimer's patients will be women yet researchers have yet to discover why women suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men as they age. The Women's Brain Health Initiative wants to change this.
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Unclogging the body’s protein disposal system may improve memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a study from scientists at Kyungpook National University in Korea published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. In AD, various biochemical functions of brain cells go awry, leading to progressive neuronal damage and eventual memory [...]
The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows. In one U.S. study, researchers found that compared with the late 1970s, the rate of dementia diagnosis was 44 percent lower in [...]
Researchers at the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), together with members of the CIBERNED at the Centre for Molecular Biology in Madrid, and the Institute of Neuropathology of IDIBELL – Bellvitge University Hospital, reveal that our nervous system’s naturally protective response to the onset of [...]