Genome-wide polygenic risk scores highlight those at risk of coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, IBD, and breast cancer.
Under a new partnership, Finnish DTC testing company Negen will send its raw genetic test data to BC Platforms to aid in reporting test results to clinicians.
Revenues for Roche Diagnostics totaled CHF 6.26 billion for H1, driven primarily by demand for immunodiagnostic solutions.
Founded last year, the company plans to develop mass spec-based tests to protein isoforms using a workflow that eliminates both LC and protein digestion.
Using data from the UK Biobank, researchers explored relative contributions that genetics and lifestyle make to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk.
Using samples from obese women with hepatic steatosis, investigators uncovered ties between the condition, gut microbes, metabolites, and liver gene expression.
In analyses of multiple traits and diseases, investigators uncovered loss-of-function or truncating changes with apparent protective effects.
The team used genetic scoring to identify infants without a family history of the disease who had more than a 10 percent risk for developing islet antibodies.
In PLOS this week: tick salivary transcriptome, genetic risk scores for type 1 diabetes, and more.
Using data for thousands of Chinese individuals, researchers saw new and known variants associated with type 2 diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and other metabolic traits.
A new report offers ways for small, society publishers to transition to Plan S standards, ScienceInsider says.
A gas explosion sparked a fire at a Russian laboratory that stores dangerous pathogens, the Guardian reports.
Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.
In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.