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Secret No More

An article in today's Wall Street Journal reports on news that pharma giant Eli Lilly will release details about the grant funding it issues to academic medical centers, patient groups, and associations. Until now, this type of funding has been kept out of public view. As the article notes, the release of this information comes "amid criticism that money from drug companies is overly influential in the practice of medicine."

 

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.