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Medical schools in the US have better, but not great, conflict of interest policies in place, according to a new study from Columbia University researchers in Academic Medicine. They examined the policies of some 127 medical schools and scored them based on established recommendations as permissive, moderate, or stringent, and compared them to previous scores.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.