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why did we start
Women’s Brain Health Initiative?

It was frightening to learn that women suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men and an astounding 70% of new Alzheimer’s patients will be women. Yet research still focuses on men. We want to correct this research bias.

The Women’s Brain Health Initiative creates education programs and funds research to combat brain aging diseases that affect women.

Care to join us? 

70%

of Alzheimer’s sufferers will be women.

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As the largest resource of information specific to women’s brain health, we hope you find what you are looking for.

If not, send us an email and we will ask our experts.

Tau protein, not plaque, may cause Alzheimer’s

New research has found that plaques are not the main cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but rather the protein tau, also known as “tangles.” “For a very long time, we believed, for almost 100 years,...

5 ways stress negatively impacts your health

Whether you’re stuck in traffic, on a job interview, or on a first date, you’re most likely to experience an unavoidable and toxic degree of stress. This short-term frustration can evolve into long-term agony,...

Blood pressure medication may be an Alzheimer’s breakthrough

A discovery by a group of Florida researchers is giving Alzheimer’s patients hope after a common blood pressure medication shows the possibility of targeting a new drug treatment for the disease. Scientists at the Roskamp...

Insight into the latest research findings to combat brain aging diseases and the tools you need to stay brain healthy longer.

how to get involved

Whether you’re a family member worried about the women in your life, worried about yourself or a corporation who cares, it is easy to get involved.

donate

donate

We educate woman and the scientific community about this issue and fund research for the cause.

Every dollars helps.

Who will you give for?

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tell your story

The more people who are talking about this issue, the more attention it receives.

Your story is important.

What is your experience with brain health?

sponsors

sponsors

All of your female employees are at risk, and everyone they know is affected.

Your support is important.

Will you help?

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host a party

To help raise money we created Party In a Box.

Everything you need to make your next at home party a fund raising success.

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Hope-Knot Shop

Designed by world renowned jewelry designer Mark Lash.

We offer several options of the Hope-Knot; jewellery, aromatherapy, handbags & ladies t’s.

 

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Send A Card

Customize your card to support WBHI initiatives.

Whether it’s, In Memory of, Birthday, Anniversaries, Holidays, New Job or life milestones.

 

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Eating smart can make your brain sharp.

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Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

5 Ways to Prevent Mental Decline

WBHI President shares with Vitafusion 5 lifestyle changes that help protect your brain health. Take control of your mental health. The earlier you start, the greater your chances of staying sharp as you age.  

The Executive Brain: Life Lessons from Smart Women

Be inspired by outstanding business leaders; who represent the kind of smarts, insights and innovative thinking that the Women’s Brain Health Initiative is dedicating to protecting. More details to follow! March 4, 2015 – Toronto

Global Expansion

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is preparing for its U.S. launch in 2015 in New York. More details to follow!