Science & Tech

Every day, new innovations in technology and aging make the news. Whether it’s the way the science of epigenetics is redefining how and why we age or how big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are taking the customer experience to the next level. This is where I share the disruptive new inventions that are helping us to live longer, healthier lives.

Mortality Predictive Technology

By Jon Sabes

In the scientific journal Aging, Dr. Steve Horvath from UCLA’s school of genetics published his research on the discovery of predictive biomarkers for all-cause mortality: DNA Methylation and Mortality Prediction. The study involved the review and study of over 13,000 individuals, reviewing their epigenetic biomarkers and associated mortality rates. The study has been hailed as […]

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E&Y Insurance Innovation 2016 CEO Survey

By Jon Sabes

Ernst & Young recently published its 2016 Life Insurance and Annuity CEO Survey. The survey furthers the insurance innovation imperative espoused in the findings of its E&Y’s 2015 CEO Survey. The 2016 Survey tag line states: In search of innovation life insurers and annuity providers seek new ideas, technologies and ways to operate. The finding […]

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Biomarkers and Ageing: The Clock-Watcher, Nature Journal of Science

By Jon Sabes

Biomathematician Dr. Steve Horvath has discovered a strikingly accurate way to measure human aging through epigenetic signatures. Nature, the international journal of science, profiled the discovery of Dr. Horvath in Biomarkers and Ageing: The Clock-Watcher.

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Dr. Horvath Presenting at Duke

By Jon Sabes

Recently, Dr. Horvath presented at Duke University about the Epigenetic Clock’s relation to aging and the technology’s ability to predict mortality! Title: Epigenetic clock analysis of race/ethnicity, sex, and chronic diseases Abstract: Epigenetic biomarkers of aging (the “epigenetic clock”) have the potential to address puzzling findings surrounding mortality rates and incidence of cardio-metabolic disease such […]

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Ernst & Young 2016 Insurance Outlook

By Jon Sabes

Take a look at Ernst & Young’s opinion of the Insurance Industry for 2016.

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Epigenetics – Bruce Lipton, Ph.D. DISCUSSES Epigenetics: The science of Human Empowerment

By Jon Sabes

I highly recommend this video of Dr. Bruce Lipton presenting at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.  As he discusses the groundbreaking new discoveries that have been made regarding the interaction between mind, body, and the processes by which cells receive information, we learn that genes and DNA do not control our biology, but rather, DNA is controlled […]

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LexisNexis shifts life insurance underwriting into high gear

By Jon Sabes

ThinkAdvisor recently published a great article by Warren S. Hersch that explores the evolution of life insurance underwriting. Read the full article below. LexisNexis shifts life insurance underwriting into high gear Compliance isn’t the only pet peeve of insurance agents and advisors. Another is underwriting. The rating of a life insurance policy, which can make a […]

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