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19 Dec 2017
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Publication
Seeing the future? How genetic testing will impact life insurance This paper frames the concerns of the insurance industry, and ...
By Multiple Authors
14 Mar 2019
Can life insurance pass the genetic test? The future is bright for genetic testing, but it's a double-edged sword for insurers. ...
25 Mar 2019
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Article
DNA testing: the gene genie's out of the bottle From home DNA tests that link to our ancestry to physician-ordered tests that ...
22 May 2019
Donʼt ask, donʼt tell – genetic testing and adverse selection Since the publication of our SONAR 2017 report on cancer screening ...
04 Jun 2020
Special feature: Locking it up ‒ carbon removal and insurance Carbon removal is taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and ...
27 Oct 2017
Type 2 diabetes – a reversible condition? Diabetes prevalence being on the rise globally, we expect a growing impact of the ...
12 Jan 2017
Over recent years there has been significant growth in our ability to test for genetic conditions accompanied by exponential ...
05 Dec 2018
sigma 6/2018: Mortality improvement: understanding the past and framing the future A number of risk factors, which can be ...
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