Leaving a furor among policyholders and prompting state insurance regulators to research.

‘How big is the individual rate increases prompted condition Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner recently to call for a review of Anthem’s charges. Anthem isn’t the only wellness insurer imposing double-digit price increases.This article is republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You will see the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Record, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates. The Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge provider of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Kaiser and Company Family Foundation.This scholarly study reveals two additional genes, PICALM and CLU, are related to the disease. That is expected to provide scientists with a much clearer route to developing new remedies. The paper’s lead-author, Prof Julie Williams, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Alzheimer’s Analysis Trust, said: Both CLU and PICALM highlight new pathways that result in Alzheimer’s disease. The CLU gene creates clusterin which normally acts to safeguard the brain in a variety of ways. Variation in this gene could remove this safety and donate to Alzheimer’s development.