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Improving air quality found to reduce dementia risk
Improving air quality may boost cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to multiple studies unveiled at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2021 yesterday.
Tuesday 27th July 2021
UK mortality rates at record low during second quarter
Mortality rates in England and Wales during the second quarter of this year were significantly lower than in any previous second quarter, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has revealed.
Wednesday 14th July 2021
UK records persistently low mortality levels
UK mortality rates remain at historically low levels following a sharp fall in COVID-19-related deaths, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has revealed.
Tuesday 8th June 2021
An alternative proposal: reforming the NHS
Kristian Niemietz talks to Chris Seekings and Ruolin Wang about his controversial ideas for reforming the UK’s National Health Service
Wednesday 2nd June 2021
Organisations failing to model key emerging risks
The majority of large and mid-size organisations worldwide are failing to anticipate and model key emerging risks, a new report from insurance firm Marsh suggests.
Wednesday 19th May 2021
Nearly half of early UK retirees were forced out of work
Nearly half of UK adults who have retired earlier than planned were forced to stop working due to ill health or redundancy, new research from Just Group has uncovered.
Monday 17th May 2021
'Telemedicine' to save global health care industry $21bn by 2025
Remote provision of health care services using 'telemedicine' will save the industry $21bn (£15bn) by 2025, rising from $11bn in 2021, a new report by Juniper Research suggests.
Thursday 13th May 2021
UK mortality at historically low levels
Mortality levels in the UK are currently well below what would normally be expected for this time of year, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has revealed.
Wednesday 12th May 2021
Queen's Speech: IFoA 'concerned' by lack of social care reforms
The UK government has missed a key opportunity to deliver social care reforms in the Queen's Speech today, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has warned.
Tuesday 11th May 2021
A need for speed for the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group
Matthew Edwards and Stuart McDonald look back on the role played by the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group during the past year
Wednesday 5th May 2021