By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advisers for the US Food and Drug Administration this week heard arguments and recommendations about how it should approach direct-to-consumer genetic testing, with some parties making the case for little or no regulation, others seeking tighter controls, and some proposing a stratified regulatory scheme.

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