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MORE Discovering why more women are
affected by brain disorders than men.
Introducing Dr. Gillian Einstein, recipient of The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging, University of Toronto Discovering why more
women are affected by
braindisorders than men.
Healthy eating is connected
to healthy brains.
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Mind Over Matter® MORE Women's Brain Health Initiative’s compelling
magazine, bringing you insight into the latest
research findings to combat brain aging diseases
and what you need to stay brain health longer.
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compelling magazine, bringing you
insight into the latest research
findings to combat brain aging
diseases and what you need to stay
brain health longer.
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OUR STORY

 

Many disorders associated with brain aging inexplicably affect women, and there has been a lack of research to understand why. Taking sex (biological factors) and gender (social influences) into account is necessary for equality in health and precision medicine.

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI)  is a Canadian and U.S. charitable foundation established in 2012 and is solely dedicated to protecting the brain health of women.

WBHI helps protect women’s brain health by focusing its resources on research to combat brain-aging disorders that disproportionately affect women, and by creating compelling preventative health programs, grounded in science, so there is a greater understanding of the best ways to prolong our cognitive vitality.

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70%

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

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Employees’ Ability to Focus Attention and Complete Tasks Down 31%

U.S. Worker Edition, sustained attention, the driver of task completion, is down 31% in August when…

Does Second X Chromosome Boost Women’s Resilience Against Alzheimer’s?

As a group, women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but once they have it, they cope better and live longer. A study published August 26 in Science Translational Medicine credits a second X chromosome with some of that resilience—at least in mice. “This paper is…

DO BRAIN GAMES KEEP YOUR MIND SHARP AS YOU AGE?

Challenging your brain with games and puzzles (e.g. crosswords, Sudoku, chess, and computer brain-training games) is commonly believed to help maintain or improve brain health. In a 2015 survey of Americans aged 40 and older, conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), respondents considered several activities “very important…

MIND OVER MATTER® INSIGHT INTO THE LATEST RESEARCH
FINDINGS TO COMBAT BRAIN AGING
DISEASES AND THE TOOLS YOU NEED
TO STAY BRAIN HEALTHY LONGER.
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SEX & GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ALZHEIMER’S PREVENTION RESEARCH

When she was a graduate student some decades ago, Dr. Margaret Fahnestock was told that scientific research involving female subjects was challenging. The rationale was that a woman’s hormonal cycle would ruin or interfere with the data in biochemical studies. That was then. Thankfully, attitudes have changed – albeit slowly…

Brain Canada Announces New President and CEO

We're excited to announce that Dr. Viviane Poupon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Brain Canada, a partner of Women's Brain Health Initiative. Dr. Poupon was previously Director of Scientific Development and Partnerships at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital), as well as the…

DO BRAIN GAMES KEEP YOUR MIND SHARP AS YOU AGE?

Challenging your brain with games and puzzles (e.g. crosswords, Sudoku, chess, and computer brain-training games) is commonly believed to help maintain or improve brain health. In a 2015 survey of Americans aged 40 and older, conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), respondents considered several activities “very important…

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20 SIMPLE things you can add to your routine TODAY to boost your brain