News and musings from the Sprout team

Meet Sprout – Meet Fernanda Trevisan, Scientist

Meet Sprout – Meet Fernanda Trevisan, Scientist

In part two of our Meet Sprout series, we ask Fernanda Trevisan, Scientist, about her work, what brought her here and what makes her tick. Fernanda is based in London, UK.   What does your role at Sprout involve? A variety of activities, but mainly finding ways...

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World Health Day – Supporting Single Parents

World Health Day – Supporting Single Parents

Dr Vanessa Cooper   The theme of World Health Day 2021 is “building a fairer, healthier world.” At Sprout Health Solutions, our focus this year is on the health inequalities faced by single parents. We explore some of the issues faced by single parents generally,...

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Caring for the carer

Caring for the carer

Dr Alicia Hughes, Dr Laura Meade and Dr Christina Jackson   The rate of dementia is on the rise. By 2025 it is expected that over 1 million people in the UK will be living with dementia.1 In most cases, people with dementia become dependent on a caregiver for...

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Healthy sleep, the cornerstone to good health

Healthy sleep, the cornerstone to good health

Dr Alicia Hughes and Miseo Baek   It’s Sleep Awareness Week! At Sprout we know the importance of sleep on health and wellbeing. Here we look at the relationship between sleep and health and highlight some strategies we can all use to sleep better.   Sleep...

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Meet Sprout – Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist

Meet Sprout – Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist

In our Meet Sprout series, we ask each member of the Sprout Health Solutions team about their work, what brought them here and what makes them tick. First up is Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist, based in Canada. What does your role at Sprout involve? Something...

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Coping with COVID-19 lockdowns

Coping with COVID-19 lockdowns

As people across the world are living under lockdowns to limit the spread of COVID-19, it is crucial to take care of our mental and physical health. During the first lockdown, we developed a 3-pillar approach aimed at helping older adults to keep healthy and active at...

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