life insurance industry

SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 12/3/2018

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of December 3, 2018   Cancer DNA binds to gold. That could lead to new cancer blood test This is a truly amazing research article that provides insight into things to come! I spoke with several leading researchers on this topic and they agreed that the process/results make sense and […]

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 11/12/2018

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 12, 2018 The new frontiers of epigenetics https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion–the-new-frontiers-of-epigenetics-65076 Methylation-based cancer early detection shows promise in preliminary trials https://www.genomeweb.com/liquid-biopsy/methylation-based-cancer-early-detection-method-shows-promise-preliminary-studies DNA methylation changes uncovered in undernourished children https://www.genomeweb.com/epigenetics-research/dna-methylation-changes-uncovered-undernourished-children The Internet of Bodies is Here. Are Courts and Regulators Ready? https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-internet-of-bodies-is-here-are-courts-and-regulators-ready-1542039566 Detecting Cancer Earlier from Blood Tests Made Possible by AI

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 11/5/2018

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 5, 2018 The key to a long life has little to do with ‘good genes’  WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/the-key-to-a-long-life-has-little-to-do-with-good-genes/ How Dad’s Stresses Get Passed Along to Offspring – Scientific American https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-dads-stresses-get-passed-along-to-offspring/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits Jon Sabes on Bloomberg Radio: YouSurance Uses Epigenetics to Predict Life Expectancy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2018-11-06/yousurance-uses-epigenetics-to-predict-life-expectancy-radio The Key to a Long Life Has

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New York Regulator Seeks Details From Life Insurers Using Algorithms to Issue Policies

The Wall Street Journal reported that the New York Department of Insurance sent a letter to insurers requesting more information about the evolving practices being used to underwrite and issue life insurance.   The letter comes as life insurance companies have been grappling with how to get away from traditional methods of medical evidenced based

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PBS NewS Hour: Insurtech Epigenetic Life Insurance Company Begins Testing

PBS News Hour picked up the story written by Rebecca Robbins at StatNews about how we are working to change the life insurance industry. While I can do without the macabre headline graphic (life, death & science is beautiful, not ghastly), the story does a great job on highlighting change that is occurring within the

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