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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

The lawsuit alleges Ancestry infringes 23andMe's method of matching relatives and damages its reputation via misleading online marketing.

The lawsuits were filed after the HHS OIG subpoenaed the firm as part of an investigation into how it billed Medicare and Medicaid for the myRisk test.

The DOJ alleged Biotheranosics promoted and performed its Breast Cancer Index test for  patients who had not been in remission for five years and who had not been taking tamoxifen.

Michigan Radio reports that a parent there has filed a lawsuit over its newborn screening program.

The lawsuits allege the company made false and/or misleading statement and/or failed to disclose information that was pertinent to investors.

An unexpected Ancestry.com test result has led to a lawsuit against a retired obstetrician gynecologist, the Washington Post reports.

KeyGene and its parent firm, KeyGene NV, were named as defendants in a NuGen Technologies suit seeking to invalidate two US patents.

The suit alleges that Natera's Panorama test infringes US Patent No. 9,493,831 patent, which covers sequencing library preparation methods applied to maternal blood samples.

The suit alleged that Precipio failed to meet the obligations of a securities agreement signed by Transgenomic, which it acquired last year.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.