pancreatic cysts

The seven-gene NGS-based test is available for patients who are found to have pancreatic cysts, and can help physicians decide whether to remove them. 

The diagnostics company said the number of tests accessioned during the quarter grew 60 percent year over year.

The new code is expected to streamline the reimbursement process and positively impact the way remittances are received from Medicare and commercial payors.

The firm performed a long-term, prospective study and noted that the test improved outcomes for patients and helped doctors monitor patients with benign disease.

A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.