• 20 September 2018

    Where are the UK’s digital life insurers?

    A collaboration between Aviva, Tencent, and Hillhouse, Blue is another global example of an entirely digital life insurance proposition. Its launch should encourage UK providers to follow suit.

  • 7 September 2018

    STI cases are on the rise in the US

    Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control show that nearly 2.3 million cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US in 2017. Figure 1 presents the...

  • 28 August 2018

    Alarming rise of type 2 diabetes in UK children

    Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is an escalating public health problem globally. Worldwide, 8.8% of adults aged 20 to 79 are estimated to...

  • 30 July 2018

    US prevalence of ADHD in children reaches over 9%

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder characterized by abnormal levels of impulsivity and inattention that can hinder a person’s ability to function properly in their everyday life.