The practice of preventive medicine requires estimating the risks of developing chronic diseases so as to enable risk-mitigating measures such as diet, lifestyle and medical interventions to be implemented.
Poor Air Quality – An Emerging Risk Factor for Life Insurance Underwriting and Pricing
Dr. Achim Regenauer, Chief Medical Officer, discusses a newly published study that links air pollution to the occurrence of common neurodegenerative diseases, namely Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, the two fastest-growing neurological conditions in the world.
Have you noticed that the word invasive is being bandied about more and more often in underwriting-related articles and commentaries published online and in various industry publications? This is mainly being done by those advocating radical changes in underwriting practices.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the insurability implications of low normal/ below normal ALT in the elderly… in the hope that insurers will consider adding appropriate guidelines for this finding at older ages.