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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.

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

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of Alzheimer’s sufferers are women.
You can’t ignore a number this big.

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The largest curated resource of information specific to women’s brain health.

Women Face Greater Challenges With Alzheimer’s Disease Than Men

Women have a harder time of it than men when Alzheimer disease (AD) strikes, according to a multicenter team of investigators from the University of Central Missouri, Medical College of Wisconsin, and University of...

Alzheimer’s discovery points to new approach to treatment

A new study from UBC has found that toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease produced outside the brain can trigger the disease inside the brain, a discovery that opens the door to a...

Single people have an increased risk of developing dementia

Being single can almost double the risk for dementia, according to a new study. Researchers at Loughborough University studied six years of data based on the lifestyles of 6,677 people aged between 52 and 90...

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.

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Membership gives you the opportunity to participate in driving the women’s brain health conversation forward.

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partners & sponsors

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

Your support is important.

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Book Club

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

Bring copies of MIND OVER MATTER® magazine to your book club to discuss the articles.

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Women Being Heard

Sharon Stone has given stunning performances in her movie career, but none so memorable as the real-life story that she told in front of a rapt audience at the Gagosian gallery in Beverly...


Thanks to the ongoing support of Brain Canada, WBHI’s newest edition of MIND OVER MATTER has just been published. Loaded with interesting science-based articles, MIND OVER MATTER brings you the latest research findings and highlights the best ways to...

MIND OVER MATTER – A Women’s Brain Health Book Club Initiative

Interested in obtaining copies of MIND OVER MATTER®, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s compelling magazine filled with interesting articles on the best ways to protect your cognitive vitality, for an upcoming book club read? We’ve received thousands...

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