GBV Issue 76 Table of Contents, March 2023
In the March 2023 issue: Interview Mattieu Rouot, CEO MAXIS GBN R&D: Health Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness Hilary A. Marusak Long-Haul Flights and Your Body Tony Schiemer Food Microbes and Cancer Gissel Marquez Alcaraz, Athena Aktipis What Is A Gig Job? David Weil Sitting All Day Is Bad For Your Health Keith Diaz
Interview Mattieu Rouot, CEO MAXIS GBN; Health Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness – Long-Haul Flights and Your Body – Food Microbes and Cancer – What Is A Gig Job? – Sitting All Day Is Bad For Your Health
Retirement on a DC pension in NL and UK – No Benefit from Coronary Artery Stents! – Could Neurotechnology Make Lawyers Smarter Workers? – Long COVID: Researchers Zeroing in on Autoimmune Attacks – Burnout, How to Prevent It in the Workplace – How to Treat Scars
GBV Issue 75 Table of Contents, January-February 2023
In the January-February 2023 issue: Retirement on a DC pension in NL and UK – Hannah English, Jack Lisamore, Teie Dam, Gijs Cremers R&D: No Benefit From Coronary Artery Stents! – Matthew Ryan Could Neurotechnology Make Lawyers Smarter Workers? – Ian Daly Long COVID: Researchers Zeroing In On Autoimmune Attacks – Matthew Woodruff Burnout, How To Prevent It In The Workplace – Shahieda Jansen How To Treat Scars – Michael
Innovation in Plan Administration, Dejan Malesic – Digital Nomads Have Rejected The Office – Pilates Workout Can Benefit Your Health – Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Have Serious Consequences – Elon Musk’s ‘Hardcore’ Management Style
GBV Issue 74 Table of Contents, December 2022
In the December 2022 issue: Innovation in Plan Administration – Dejan Malesic R&D: Digital Nomads Have Rejected the Office – Dave Cook Pilates Workout Can Benefit Your Health – Lindsay Bottoms Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Have Serious Consequences – Diane Cress Elon Musk’s ‘Hardcore’ Management Style – Libby Sander
Interview Issiah Sakhabuth, IEBA Chairperson – R&D: Procrastinating Is Linked to Health and Career Problems – The Body Has an Internal Clock – Obesity: Too Much Salt and Not Enough Water? – How To Tell If Someone Is an Expert – Eye Movements and Our Understanding of Memory
GBV Issue 70 Table of Contents, July-August 2022
In the July-August 2022 issue: Interview Issiah Sakhabuth, IEBA Chairperson R&D: Procrastinating Is Linked to Health and Career Problems – Fuschia Sirois The Body Has an Internal Clock – Shogo Sato Obesity: Too Much Salt and Not Enough Water? – Richard Johnson How To Tell If Someone Is an Expert – Thora Tenbrink Eye Movements and Our Understanding of Memory – Roger Johansson, Mikael Johansson
GEB: Why a Competitive Multinational Pension Demands a Single View – Long COVID: Vaccination Could Reduce Symptoms – Inflation: There’s a Way to Reduce It: Raise Productivity – Who Really Owns the Oil Industry’s Future Stranded Assets?
GBV Issue 69 Table of Contents, June 2022
In the June 2022 issue: GEB: Why a Competitive Multinational Pension Demands a Single View – Denis Cabrillon R&D – Long COVID: Vaccination Could Reduce Symptoms – Trish Greenhalgh, Brendan Delaney, Manoj Sivan R&D – Inflation: There’s a Way to Reduce It: Raise Productivity – David McMillan R&D – Who Really Owns the Oil Industry’s Future Stranded Assets? – Gregor Semieniuk, Philip Holden
GBV Issue 68 Table of Contents, May 2022
In the May 2022 issue: Insurers And Employers Working in Partnership to Address the Global Mental Health Crisis – Daniela Masters R&D: COVID Reinfection and Associated Symptoms – Lara Herrero R&D: A Sociological Perspective On Long COVID – Laura Mauldin R&D: The Biology Of How Muscles Change With Age – Roger Fielding
GEB’s Insurers And Employers Working in Partnership to Address the Global Mental Health Crisis with Daniela Masters – R&D: COVID Reinfection and Associated Symptoms – A Sociological Perspective On Long COVID – The Biology Of How Muscles Change With Age
GBV Issue 67 Table of Contents, April 2022
In the April 2022 issue: Global Expert Views With Damien O’Farrell – Pasquale Gorrasi Six lifestyle “medicines” for a better, longer life – Yoram Vodovotz, Michael Parkinson Got Zoom fatigue? – Julie Boland
GEB’s Global Expert Views With Damien O’Farrell and Pasquale Gorrasi – Six lifestyle “medicines” for a better, longer life – Got Zoom fatigue?
The Future for Global Mobility in a Pandemic Economy – Global Food Prices Are Higher Today Than for Most of Modern History – Half of Unvaccinated Workers Say They’d Rather Quit, But Few Follow Through
GBV Issue 62 Table of Contents, October 2021
In the October 2021 issue: The Future for Global Mobility in a Pandemic Economy – Pasquale Gorrasi R&D: Global Food Prices Are Higher Today Than for Most of Modern History – Alastair Smith R&D: Half Of Unvaccinated Workers Say They’d Rather Quit, But Few Follow Through – Jack J. Barry, Ann Christiano, Annie Neimand
GEB’s New Business Accelerator – Gaining Control Over Employee Benefits: Yes You Can – Deciphering the Symptoms of Long COVID – Returning to the Workplace?
GBV Issue 60 Table of Contents, July 2021
In the July-August 2021 issue: GEB’s New Business Accelerator – Ludovic Bayard Gaining Control Over Employee Benefits: Yes You Can – Guglielmo Callipari, Balasz Kaposvari R&D: Deciphering the Symptoms of Long COVID – Allison Navis R&D: Returning to the Workplace? – Helen Hodgetts, Nick Perham
Cancer: How One Type of RNA Could Be the Future of Treatment
Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things. So, in order to treat or cure almost any disease or condition – including cancer – you first need to have a fundamental understanding of cell biology.. While researchers have a pretty good understanding of what each component of a cell does, there are still things we don’t know about them – including the role that some RNAs molecules play in a cell. Finding the answer to this may be key in developing further cancer treatments, which is what our research has sought to uncover.
Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day? An Exercise Scientist Explains Why Your Kidneys Say ‘no’
Not to burst anyone’s water bottle, but healthy people can actually die from drinking too much water. I am an exercise physiologist, and my research focuses on overhydration and how drinking too much water affects the body. Since water – and sodium – balance is essential to life, it is extremely rare for people to die from drinking too much – or too little – fluid. In most cases, your body’s finely tuned molecular processes are unconsciously taking care of you.
Mental Wellbeing Can Lead To Lower Healthcare Costs
There are many reasons why mental wellbeing is important. Not only is it protective against physical illnesses and linked to greater productivity, but the mental wellbeing of a population is essential for a country’s sustainability, long-term growth and development. But despite the clear benefits, governments tend to focus public spending on treating and preventing disease, and providing care for those who are ill. While this is important and should continue to be prioritised, such strategies alone won’t increase levels of mental wellbeing overall.
Interview with Frank Ahedo, Further Group CEO
Nowadays, any discussion around healthcare for your employees will inevitably center around Covid. At a time when the pandemic and its challenges are still making headlines as outbreaks, infection rates and vaccines flood every news bulletin, it’s easy to overlook the impact on other areas of healthcare. Many of these involve complex or life-threatening illnesses, such as cancer. Global Benefits Vision recently spoke to Further Group CEO Frank Ahedo about the impact that Covid is having on the treatment of serious medical conditions, and how this changing landscape will affect the way employees have access to treatment.
Employee Health Matters: The Impact of Coronavirus on Cancer Treatment – Mental Wellbeing Can Lead to Lower Healthcare Costs – Eight Glasses of Water A Day? Your Kidneys Say ‘No’ – Cancer, how one type of RNA could be the future of treatment
GBV Issue 58 Table of Contents, May 2021
In the May 2021 issue: Employee Health Matters: The Impact Of Coronavirus On Cancer Treatment – Frank Ahedo R&D: Mental Wellbeing Can Lead To Lower Healthcare Costs – Ziggi Ivan Santini, David McDaid, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Vibeke Jenny Koushede R&D: Eight Glasses Of Water A Day? Your Kidneys Say ‘No’ – Tamara Hew-Butler R&D: Cancer, How One Type of RNA Could Be The Future of Treatment – Francesco Crea, Azuma Kalu
Three Ways Behavioural Psychology Might Help You Lose Weight
There’s no shortage of weight loss programmes out there to choose from, each of which claim to have the key to shedding pounds. One of the latest popular weight loss programmes out there is Noom, which claims that behavioural psychology is the key to helping people lose weight for good – including those who haven’t had success in the past.
Phone Call Anxiety: Why so Many of Us Have It, And How to Get over It
Staying in touch with loved ones without seeing them in person has become even more important during the pandemic. But for some people, making or receiving calls is a stressful experience. Phone anxiety – or telephobia – is the fear and avoidance of phone conversations and it’s common among those with social anxiety disorder.
A Year into the Pandemic, The Coronavirus Is Messing With Our Minds as Well as Our Bodies
COVID-19 has hijacked people’s lives, families and work. And, it has hijacked their bodies and minds in ways that they may not even be aware of. As we see it, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is a sort of zombie virus, turning people not into the undead but rather into the unsick. By interfering with our bodies’ normal immune response and blocking pain, the virus keeps the infected on their feet, spreading the virus.