hemochromatosis

The firm's assay measures the concentration of the wild type and mutant alleles of hFE protein at three different mutation sites from a person's blood sample.

The evidence-based "Choosing Wisely" suggestions are meant to facilitate conversation between doctors and patients about unnecessary and wasteful interventions.

OSU Medical Center will enroll patients who agree to join Coriell's personalized medicine project under the guidance of their primary care physician. The partners will study the impact of using genomic information in treating chronic conditions.

One reason El Camino Hospital has begun integrating genetic testing into the healthcare of its patients is the hospital serves a relatively well-educated and affluent group of people who tend to be early adopters of technology.

The molecular diagnostics developer's full-year sales swelled 16 percent, as it plans to file for regulatory clearance for a variety of tests.

Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.