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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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 6/18/2018

Sorry for the absence in posts…. I had a number of personal and business distractions. NYTimes: Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks? Finding new cousins and relatives has never been more fun. But finding a new father or mother? That may be interesting for some, unsettling for others. CNBC.com: 5 biggest risks of

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 5/20/2018

The Atlantic: Identical twins hint at how environments change gene expression This is an amazing article that provides and in-depth discussion on the difference between genetics and epigenetics.  By looking at twins who share an identical genetic code, we witness how our our genes don’t explain everything about who we become.  Dr. Steve Horvath is

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 4/20/2018

Epigenetics and Insurtech Roundup 4-20-2018: Japanese University study finds that enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-cold-temperatures-fat-cell-epigenetics.html  This is why people in Minnesota have thick skin! In all seriousness, what science is saying is further proof that your environment alters your genetic expression.  The body of scientific evidence continues to build.  DNA Methylation and

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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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