NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Heart Association sees genetic testing as offering powerful new possibilities for cardiovascular medicine, but it also believes that greater federal oversight and resources are needed to ensure that genetics are integrated into clinical care safely and securely, it said in a policy paper published in the journal Circulation yesterday.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.