Muin Khoury, the director of the Office of Public Health Genomics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says CDC is concerned about doctors prematurely using personal genomic tests results in making medical decisions.
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People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.
The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.
Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.