Perceived genetic risk can affect individuals' physiology more than their actual genetic risk, raising questions about when to disclose such information.
The project builds on a collaboration between Bio-Rad and Genetic Analysis using the GA-map clinical test for gut dysbiosis.
A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.
The firm will use the financing to commercialize a test that utilizes metabolomic and DNA biomarkers to characterize obesity and guide weight loss.
Hmong and Karen immigrants to the US quickly lost diversity in their microbiomes and experienced shifts in the microbes present in their guts.
The scientists developed a metabolomic panel capable of predicting BMI and identifying subsets of at-risk patients with apparently healthy BMIs.
Bloomberg reports that researchers and drug companies are modeling anti-obesity treatments after the rare genetic condition essential fructosuria.
A deep RNA sequencing analysis of adipose tissue from lean and obese individuals highlighted new and previously annotated human long intergenic noncoding RNAs.
The researchers said that examining the FGF21 allele could cast light on potential adverse and beneficial effects of therapies that target the gene.
Researchers found methylation mediators of obesity and other metabolic features by profiling individuals born after a famine called the Dutch Hunger Winter.
A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.
Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.
In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.
Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.