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  • Good Prognosis for Critical Illness Insurance Market - Survey

    Von Steve Rowley|September 16, 2014|English

    The critical illness insurance sector is in good health. That sounds like a contradiction in terms; in fact it’s the conclusion of our 13th annual Critical Illness Insurance Market Survey undertaken by Gen Re in conjunction with the National Association...

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  • DIY Genetic Testing - Is the Genie Out of the Bottle?

    Von Dr. John Cummins|August 19, 2014|English

    The first sequence of the human genome was made publicly available in 2003. It took international laboratories collaborating over 10 years to complete, at a cost of around US$3 billion. Technological advances now mean that a human genome can be sequenced...

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  • Screening and Overdiagnosis - Better the Devil You Know?

    Von Dr. Ian Cox|August 17, 2014|English

    New technologies and therapies in medicine have hugely improved the early diagnosis and treatment of many conditions. But, it’s becoming clear that these advances come with a cost. A significant number of people are now being told they have a...

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  • Life Benefit Riders – Get on Track

    Von Joe Atamaniuk |June 19, 2014|English

    Living benefit riders, or accelerated death benefit riders (ABR), have been around the life insurance arena for many years, but as the industry looks for ways to attract new customers, their use has intensified recently. There are three different kinds...

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  • Critical Illness As a Supplement to Long Term Care

    Von Steve Rowley|June 14, 2014|English

    Long Term Care (LTC) insurance has been one of the most problematic insurance products for insurers. In recent years they have lost tens, and sometimes hundreds, of millions of dollars on this product. Many insurers have exited the market and nearly...

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  • Screening for Dementia - Hype or Hope?

    Von Dr. Chris Ball |May 18, 2014|English

    Dementia Awareness Week 2014 takes place in the UK this week with the aim of encouraging those with personal concerns to talk about them. Dementia is an important public policy concern and currently has a high profile in this arena and in the news....

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