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With data from UK Biobank participants, investigators identified dozens of snoring-related genetic loci and links to traits such as weight, smoking, and sleep apnea.

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of eight psychiatric conditions led to new and known risk loci, and revealed three distinct groups of conditions.

In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing.

With a large genome-wide association study, researchers identified several significant associations in PDE4B, a gene with expression shifts in brain samples from stressed mice.

Using data for more than a million individuals with or without insomnia, two independent research teams tracked down associated risk loci and explored their functional effects.

The company presented new data on the PGx test this week and expressed confidence that they can secure broader payor coverage for it.

The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.

The deal will grant Myriad entry into the neuroscience space, and will allow it to use Assurex's existing sales force to market its own mental health tests. 

The firm plans to launch testing in the US this fall through Atlanta-based Alpha Genomix, and is looking for similar partners in Asia for a new Asia-specific panel.

Researchers identified Neanderthal alleles associated with human conditions using genotypic and phenotypic information in health records for more than 28,000 individuals. 

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Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.

Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests the UK sent to the US came back as void, according to the Telegraph.

Black principal investigators receive less favorable application scores when seeking US National Institutes of Health grants, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports.