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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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Challenging a universal truth. Fat or fraud?

You may remember my blog earlier this year which introduced the idea that what we see in our food pyramids ...

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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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LOOKING FOR THE WOW EFFECT

My mother died at the age of 94. She lived the last few years of her life in a nursing ...

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Big Data, Meet Thick Data for More Relevant Insurance

For years, I was frustrated as an anthropologist in academia where we gathered data on culture and communities, but often ...

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