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The company is collecting validation evidence it intends to submit to the FDA next year, which will also support launch of  the test as an LDT.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.

Genome-wide polygenic risk scores highlight those at risk of coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, IBD, and breast cancer.

Using data from the UK Biobank, researchers explored relative contributions that genetics and lifestyle make to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk.

Analyzing samples from Iceland and elsewhere, researchers uncovered one known and two new risk loci for aortic valve stenosis that are also associated with other heart risk pathways.

Investigators came up with a 182-variant risk score for early-onset coronary artery disease, which they tested on SNP data from UK Biobank participants with or without the condition.

A pair of studies has uncovered additional loci and ancestry-specific variants that are associated with plasma lipid levels and coronary artery disease risk.

A Johns Hopkins team reported its finding in JAMA Cardiology, backed by SNP array data from 21,870 participants culled from several large cardiovascular studies.

Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.

UK and Swedish researchers used a Mendelian randomization approach to study the association between serum calcium and heart disease and heart attack risk.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.