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The deal with Salud Interactiva will make Pathway's next-generation sequencing-based tests available in Mexico.

Researchers saw a small, but significant uptick in self-reported healthy eating and exercise frequency after 23andMe or Pathway Genomics DTC testing.

A new PGen study reports that nearly 6 percent of consumers made changes to their prescription medication based on pharmacogenomic testing. 

Under the terms of the agreement, M3 and G-TAC will promote 14 Pathway tests through G-TAC's personalized medicine platform connected to M3's physician network.

Researchers examined the patient-physician relationship after sharing personal genetic testing results and found that patients may have certain expectations.

Researchers from Brigham and Women's and Harvard surveyed more than 1,600 new customers of 23andMe or Pathway Genomics in the US, of whom 80 were adopted.

The company said it would use the funds to expand its genomic test pipeline, grow its sales force, and invest in new technologies for its laboratories.

The US Department of Justice sued the company for paying doctors to perform its genomic tests, and then obtaining government reimbursements.

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter this week to Pathway Genomics regarding its liquid biopsy cancer screening test.

The agency has sent a letter to the company requesting a meeting to discuss the recently launched liquid biopsy test, saying it may run afoul of FDA rules and regulations. 

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.