NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Society of Human Genetics has issued a draft version of proposed recommendations for regulating and managing genetic testing and will be accepting public comments about its proposals until the beginning of July.

While some of the expectations raised by the arrival of the genomics era have yet to be realized, new studies about genes and their interaction with the environment offer promise for medicine, ESHG said.

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.