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MRSA Screening Study 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 14.
1. Swiss Study Suggests Universal MRSA Screening Does Not Reduce Infection Rate (from March 12)
2. Cepheid Reaffirms Financial Guidance in Wake of Swiss MRSA Study (from March 12)
3. Genetic Discrimination Bill Passes House, But Opposition Remains (from March 10)
4. Report: Biomedical Research Renaissance Squelched under NIH Budget Belt Tightening (from March 11)
5. EGAPP to Release Evaluations of Three New Genetic Tests By Year End (from March 11)
The Scan

Ancient Greek Army Ancestry Highlights Mercenary Role in Historical Migrations

By profiling genomic patterns in 5th century samples from in and around Himera, researchers saw diverse ancestry in Greek army representatives in the region, as they report in PNAS.

Estonian Biobank Team Digs into Results Return Strategies, Experiences

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics outline a procedure developed for individual return of results for the population biobank, along with participant experiences conveyed in survey data.

Rare Recessive Disease Insights Found in Individual Genomes

Researchers predict in Genome Medicine cross-population deletions and autosomal recessive disease impacts by analyzing recurrent nonallelic homologous recombination-related deletions.

Genetic Tests Lead to Potential Prognostic Variants in Dutch Children With Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Researchers in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine found that the presence of pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants was linked to increased risk of death and poorer outcomes in children with pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy.