The American Medical Association stands with healthcare providers, labs, researchers, and cancer patients who say that gene sequences isolated from the body should not be patentable, but not all doctors agree with this position.
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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.
A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.
In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.
A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.