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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? 


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.

Women With Alzheimer’s-Related Gene Lose Weight More Sharply After Age 70

Researchers led by Deborah Gustafson, PhD, MS, professor of neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, have shown that women with a gene variant (APOEe4 allele) associated with Alzheimer’s disease experience a steeper decline in body mass index (BMI)...

Benzodiazepine Drugs Tied To Increased Risk of Dementia

New research suggests the practice of using benzodiazepines to treat psychiatric conditions should be abandoned as evidence suggests the drugs heighten the risk for dementia and death. Benzodiazepines include branded prescription drugs like Valium,...

Omega-3 levels linked to brain volume in women

New evidence is showing that omega-3 acids are linked to increased brain volume in women. James V. Pottalla, PHD, and his colleagues at the University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, measured red blood...

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.



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

Every dollars helps.

Who will you give for?


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?



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

Your support is important.

Will you help?


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.


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.



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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Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

The Millennial Mind – Why Should I Care?

The Young Person’s Cabinet is hosting its first event; The Millennial Mind – Why Should I Care? the evening of November 5th in Toronto. Come join them for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, networking and insights from the amazing panel; Dan Jacob (Co-Founder TEDxToronto), Julian Brass...

Introducing our Young Person’s Cabinet

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is thrilled to introduce its newly formed Young Person’s Cabinet (YPC), a dynamic team of young professionals whose mission is to engage millennial minds. With its own events and social media outreach, YPC’s challenge is to encourage...

L.A. Launch

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is planning for its west coast launch in L.A. on October 14, 2015 at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills. Host committee and other details to follow!

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