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Women’s Brain Health Initiative Welcomes Funding for National Dementia Strategy

The national charity Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) believes that the announcement in the Federal Budget of $50 Million in funding for a National Dementia Strategy is a crucial and welcome step in Canada’s response...

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Protecting Ourselves Against Dementia, Heart Disease, and Cancer On Monday April 29th, join us to hear powerful messages from experts on the best ways to guard against disease, unique differences for women, and the control...

The Root To Better Brain Health

Beetroots, commonly known as beets, are a popular root vegetable used in many cuisines across the globe. While you may not find them on your typical grocery list, beets are packed with essential vitamins, nutrients,...

Sugar & Spice And What’s Not Nice For Your Brain

Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and overall wellbeing. Food provides our bodies with the energy, protein, essential fats, vitamins, and minerals to live, grow, and function properly. Sugar and salt are present...

Creativity – Therapy for the Mind

Creativity is a broad concept that is often characterized by the ability to perceive the world in novel ways, to make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena, and to generate innovative and useful solutions. While creativity was...

The Effects of Hormones on Brain Health

Hormones are regulatory substances produced by various glands (such as the thyroid, pituitary, ovaries, and adrenal) that stimulate specific cells in the body. They are carried by the blood to different parts of the body...

The First Time I Knew There was a Problem

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is now the most-feared disease in many western nations, surpassing cancer, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. Awareness of dementia is higher than ever before, with individuals across the globe searching for signs...

Too Young to Fade

Dementia is commonly thought of as a disease that affects older adults. While those aged 65 and over certainly do make up the vast majority of individuals with dementia, there is also a growing number...

Ethics of Capacity, Mandatory Retirement, & Those at Potential Risk

Nearly ten years ago, Dr. Michael Gordon received a panicked phone call from the wife of a physician, a man who was a long-time colleague and friend. She pleaded that it was urgent for Dr....

Staying Hydrated Boosts Brain Power

Water consumption and brain function are integrally connected. Over 60% of the adult human body is composed of water and every system in the body is dependent on proper hydration, including the activities of the...

Gut Reaction

The human body is host to trillions of microbes. In fact, slightly more than half of the cells found in our bodies are microbes – mostly bacteria, but also fungi, viruses, protozoa, archaea, and other...

Mind Matters – Women, Technology, & Staying Independent

Maintaining our dignity, independence, and safety is key to maintaining good quality of life as we age. On Tuesday December 11, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative and AGE-WELL and two expert panelists address how technology can support independent...

RBC PRESENTS ENGAGING MILLENNIAL MINDS – PEACE OF MIND

On Thursday November 22, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet for the first event in Series 3 of Engaging Millennial Minds // Peace of Mind. Statistics show that millennials may be the most...

MIND MATTERS – Women, Technology & Diabetes

Diabetes dramatically increases your chances of suffering from cardiovascular and renal disease, depression, and even limb amputations. It can reduce your lifespan between 5-15 years and is more common among those 64 and older. Diabetes...

MIND OVER MATTER 7

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 MATTERS – WOMEN, TECHNOLOGY & MENTAL HEALTH

Mental health is as important as physical health, yet almost 50% of those suffering from depression or anxiety will not seek medical support, in part, due to stigma. On Tuesday October 23, join Women’s Brain...

An Oscar Winner’s Tribute to a Remarkable Parent

Marcia Gay Harden has played many memorable women in her remarkable career, winning acclaim on Broadway, TV and in the movies and picking up an Academy Award along the way. But no woman...

An Evening With Tom Ford

Tom Ford is generously hosting an exclusive customer appreciation event at his Madison Avenue flagship location in NYC the evening of October 30, 2018. A percentage of proceeds from sales support the research and education...

MIND MATTERS – Women, Technology & Caregiving

In 2012, almost one-third of the Canadian population provided care to family members or friends with long-term health conditions, primarily those linked to aging/frailty and forms of dementia. This number will only increase, placing more and...

CIBC Presents ‘From Her Lips to Our Ears’

Join us for conversation and cocktails with Author and Academy Award-winning Actress Marcia Gay Harden in discussion with Fashion Entrepreneur and Media Personality Jeanne Beker. Marcia will be launching her book The Seasons of My Mother...

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT-U.S. JOINS WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH INITIATIVE IN FIGHT AGAINST DEMENTIA

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is pleased to announce that RBC Wealth Management—U.S. will serve as the signature sponsor of its annual dinner held this year in Chicago on July 23. The evening offers global leaders, dignitaries and guests the opportunity...

The Bully Pulpit for Women’s Brain Health

Scientific research projects typically take several years from concept to published paper, but Dr. Gillian Einstein sounds like a woman in a hurry. Appointed barely a year ago to the world’s first research chair devoted...

New Canadian Dementia Research Investigates the Sex-Gender Divide

It is a devastating omission that may have undercut years of work by brilliant researchers from around the world. Millions of dollars and countless hours have been spent investigating dementia. But in the view of...

Brain Fog – Can Chemotherapy Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease?

Cancer and its treatments can cause a variety of side effects, some of which individuals can recover from quickly, while others persist long after treatment has ended. Approximately 70% of cancer patients report experiencing cognitive impairment...

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