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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ― In the first update since 2007, the US Preventative Services Task Force recently provided new guidelines to clinicians for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics is recommending that labs conducting exome and genome sequencing for clinical use should notify physicians about their patients' status for a number of conditions, genes, and variants that are found during the seque

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number and diversity of biobanks in the US, from academic institutions to research institutes and hospitals, and any efforts at creating regulations or governing rules for them will require more than a 'one-size-fits-all'

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics last night released a policy statement and guidelines for the use of genomic sequencing for diagnostic genetic screening applications.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Roche today welcomed new guidelines recommending the use of molecular testing for human papillomavirus screening in conjunction with Pap smears.

The Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association have some recommendations for use of genetic tests for inherited cardiovascular conditions.

The National Institute on Aging /Alzheimer's Association Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease sees biomarker use in the clinic as a future prospect.

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In PLOS this week: Mycobacterium abscessus linked to gastric conditions, placental gene expression changes associated with preterm birth, and more.

The Guardian reports that UK universities are looking into ways to reduce labs' reliance on single-use plastics.

People with certain gene variants tend to not like vegetables, particularly bitter ones, CNN reports.

MIT's Technology Review reports on a company's genetic test that gauges an embryo's susceptibility to certain diseases.