alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

The test is designed to detect 14 of the most prevalent mutations in the gene responsible for the disease.

The disease is characterized by the accumulation of a mutant protein in the liver, leading to fibrosis, cirrhosis, and potentially cancer.

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.