Health

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Could virus research trigger a pandemic?

02/04/2013

Alarm bells ring over resumption of H5N1 virus research

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Insurance prescription for clinical trials

31/01/2012

Trials involving human patients are crucial to the advancement of clinical science. But they’re not without risk. Fortunately, insurers are willing to cover them

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Botox in your lunch hour

27/01/2012

Would you like some botox with your baguette? Cosmetic surgery goes mainstream...

Health and Wellbeing

Underwriters enjoy wellness industry benefits

06/01/2012

The wellness sector is booming, but high consumer expectations and a growing compensation culture mean that liability insurance remains an essential purchase for spa resorts, health, fitness and beauty businesses.

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30 years of AIDS

13/07/2011

People with HIV/AIDS are living longer, better lives but there is still a long way to go.

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How safe is Bisphenol A?

26/11/2010

Regulators and scientists are divided over the possible health risks associated with a ubiquitous chemical that we are all exposed to from birth

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Preparing for Pandemic

10/08/2010

Globalisation has created conditions which threaten to propel pandemics across the globe, according to a new report from Lloyd's 360.

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Germ warfare

22/04/2010

When a major infectious disease strikes, the cost to the world’s economy can be huge

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Partnership aims to reduce US hospital claims

18/03/2010

Obstetric medical malpractice exposures are considerably higher than those of operating rooms.

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Lloyd’s cover smoothes cost of fertility treatment

22/02/2010

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, infertility affects about 7.3 million women and their partners in the US, about 12% of the reproductive-age population. And in the UK infertility is a problem for between one in six and one in seven couples. 22 February 2010

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