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Could this drone save lives?

Sometime you read or see an article that makes total sense and one that should be shared with all. This ...

STORY URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-40360164/the-defibrillator-drone-that-can-beat-ambulance-times

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The growing risk of sports-related head injuries

When Dr. Bennet Omalu performed an autopsy on former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Webster in 2002, he almost certainly had no ...

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Robots in eldercare: C3PO or Paro?

"I suggest a new strategy, R2, let the wookie win." 
Star Wars: A New Hope (or simply "Star Wars" if ...

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A call to innovating future health protection today

By: Sohila Kwan, Director, Head of Health Medical Solutions Life & Health, Asia, Swiss Re

In recent years, mainstream insurance products ...

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What's 5% of 11 trillion? Not much… it could be so much more

In 2050 I will be 70, just one of 1.5 billion over-65s: almost three times today's number. What ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/ageing

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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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Mitigating Financial Risk For Women Through Innovation



A recently released report by the Chartered Insurance Institute raised concerns about the
financial risks that women face in our ...

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NHS crisis fueling an increase in Health Insurance

There is no doubt that the National Health Service (NHS) has served the nation well since its inception. However, the ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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The weekend warrior - a worthy cause

If you're a "weekend warrior" – one of those people who only has the time or motivation to binge exercise ...

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Cancer Day 2017 - prevention AND cure

Sparks of brilliance and pockets of hope – that's what I see when it comes to newer, more effective cancer ...

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What happens when wearables are not the answer?

Keep pressing the snooze button, insurance industry, because we need to wake up, again. 

The recent Swiss Re conference, Health ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/events/Health_monitoring_sensors_2016.html

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Lego for business. Blockchain a game changer for insurance?

During the last year, I've been working on Blockchain at Swiss Re. In my work on the technology, my ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers_and_reinsurers_launch_blockchain_initiative.html

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International dialogue: Helping people return to good work

I recently attended the International Forum of Disability Management conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as an invited speaker on ...

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