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The researchers said the test performed well in distinguishing patients with or without complications and proved itself better than frequently used clinical variables.

Researchers linked 16 genetic loci to diabetic kidney disease, including a common missense mutation in the COL4A3 gene that appears to be protective.

In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.

A Mendelian randomization analysis found visceral fat to be linked to cardiometabolic disease risk, especially type 2 diabetes risk in women.

In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.

At constant exchange rates, diagnostics revenues were up 2 percent, primarily due to the immunodiagnostics business.

The test combines a genetic risk analysis with behavioral and lifestyle assessments, and uses  Thermo Fisher Scientific's TaqMan OpenArray for genotyping.

Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.

With $200M in new investment, the precision medicine firm has launched a clinical trial matching service, is adding clinical data to TCGA, and is moving into the Asian market.

The deal makes Greenville, South Carolina-based Premier the only US lab to offer the genetic risk analysis assay from Spain's Patia.

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23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.

By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.

NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.

In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.