Newsletter: Healthcare & Life Sciences Update - Jan 2023

Newsletter: Healthcare & Life Sciences Update - Jan 2023

January 2023

By Craig Townsend, Director of Healthcare at 42T

Happy New Year! Whether it be Roman or Chinese New Year, now could be a good time to think about resolutions and goals.

This year, my goal is focused on education. Specifically, broadening my expertise by engaging with new people and having interesting conversations. It was during one of these conversations that the issue of menopause came up, which is the focus of this month’s article.

Newsletter: Healthcare & Life Sciences Update - Jan 2023

Why the healthcare industry must focus more on menopause issues 

Almost a million women have left the workforce due to lack of support during menopause. Suicide rates for women aged 45 - 54 have risen by 36% in 20 years. With stats like these, menopause is clearly affecting more than half of the population. What does the healthcare industry have to offer?

Read our latest healthcare article

Meet Jake Greer

Jake Greer

Position: Consultant

Joined the team in: January 2018

Specialism: Jake holds a BEng in Aeronautics & Astronautics from the University of Southampton, with a focus on materials.

Fun facts: In her spare time Jake's a sea scout leader. "A great excuse to splash about in kayaks all summer while helping the kids push their boundaries and learn great life skills".

Find out more about Jake

And in case you missed these insights from the team…

Festive traditions and how to stay healthy

We looked at some festivals and celebrations from around the world. While usually fun, they are not all formed with health and wellbeing in mind. What might be the health impacts in celebrating these traditions?

View the 'festive traditions' article

Osteoporosis - a silent burden

In this article Marta discusses what causes a disease which affects an estimated 200m people worldwide. And she discusses current diagnosis options, treatment, and opportunities for new medical devices.

View the 'osteoporosis' article

Best wishes

Craig Townsend
Director of Healthcare

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