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Gene Networks Linked to Obesity Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, March 21.
 
1. Researchers Find Gene Networks Linked to Obesity (from March 17)
 
2. Study Concludes Universal MRSA Screening Cuts Infection Rates (from March 18)
 
3. Study: Some Scientists Stack up Grants Even in Lean Times (from March 19)
 
4. Review of Literature Finds Hurdles Remain for Genomic Medicine (from March 18)
 
5. Researchers Identify Copy Number Variation Linked to Autism by Subtracting 'Normal' Variation (from March 19)
The Scan

UK Pilot Study Suggests Digital Pathway May Expand BRCA Testing in Breast Cancer

A randomized pilot study in the Journal of Medical Genetics points to similar outcomes for breast cancer patients receiving germline BRCA testing through fully digital or partially digital testing pathways.

Survey Sees Genetic Literacy on the Rise, Though Further Education Needed

Survey participants appear to have higher genetic familiarity, knowledge, and skills compared to 2013, though 'room for improvement' remains, an AJHG paper finds.

Study Reveals Molecular, Clinical Features in Colorectal Cancer Cases Involving Multiple Primary Tumors

Researchers compare mismatch repair, microsatellite instability, and tumor mutation burden patterns in synchronous multiple- or single primary colorectal cancers.

FarGen Phase One Sequences Exomes of Nearly 500 From Faroe Islands

The analysis in the European Journal of Human Genetics finds few rare variants and limited geographic structure among Faroese individuals.