By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health said today that it has accelerated development of its prostate cancer test with the goal of launching it in 2013, a year earlier than it had previously estimated.

The firm also said that Israeli insurance firm Clalit has agreed to provide reimbursement for its Oncotype Dx colon cancer test and that it expects to report results from a second recurrence study in stage II colon cancer in 2011.

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The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.

Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on green fluorescent protein, has died.

In PLOS this week: analytical approach for finding new genetic associations, analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes-infecting viruses, and more.

Stat News reports that the head of IBM Watson Health is leaving her post.

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