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Women’s Brain Health Needs to Be a Priority, Too

We’re currently going through a health trend that stresses the importance of an active lifestyle for your body. But what are we doing to maintain a healthy mind? When I first launched the Women’s...

Should teen football players be tested for Alzheimer’s gene?

Should high school kids get a genetic test for the risk for Alzheimer’s disease before they’re allowed to play football? Two prominent scientists who study both Alzheimer’s and the traumatic...

Mom’s brain is different

Motherhood permanently alters the brain, exposing moms to different health risks than women without children, says UBC neuroscientist Liisa Galea. Galea says understanding the long-term effects of motherhood will improve medical care and treatment for mothers. Are mothers’...

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