The challenges of coping with migraine in life and at work

Co-authored by WBP and Lilly It seems incredible that there is so little awareness of one of the most common neurological diseases in existence but that is the reality with migraine. The third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine overwhelmingly affects women. Sadly, millions of people worldwide are falling through the gaps in migraine [...]

How sleep provides essential maintenance for the brain

By Tina Stibbe   After a good night’s sleep, you start the day clearheaded and well rested.  But there’s a lot more going on during sleep than simple rest for the body and mind. The biological function and role of this bodily shutdown is gradually being deciphered with many interesting findings. So do we really […]

Why the COVID-19 pandemic is taking such a heavy toll on women

By Annemarie Schumacher Dimech   A year ago, we could never have predicted how dramatically the COVID-19 pandemic would change our lives. Although the global crisis may have initially seemed like a great leveler, with everyone facing the same threat, in reality, many existing inequalities have been exacerbated. On International Women’s [...]

How social interactions fuel your brain

By Francesa Murenu   Over the past year, our ways of relating to others have been fundamentally challenged. Social distancing and the forced isolation of repeated lockdowns have been accompanied by feelings of fear, mistrust, and anxiety for many. The pandemic has reminded us how much we need to live as a community, to be “social [...]

NZZ profile reveals the unique journey of our CEO

Her thoughts revolve around the female brain In medicine, women are often treated as if they were men. Antonella Santuccione Chadha wants to change that. Many brain diseases affect women more than men. But this is hardly taken into account in research. To change this, scientists founded the Women’s Brain Project. By Lena Stallmach, 1.16.2021 [...]

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