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News on in vitro diagnostics for gastrointestinal disease.

Under the agreement, Israel’s BiomX will generate metagenomic data for gut microbiome samples from IBD patients using its XMarker biomarker discovery platform. 

Researchers followed a cohort of soldiers deployed to Honduras for signs of gastrointestinal illness and analyzed their gut microbiomes.

The researchers noted that breast milk bacteria contributed to overall infant gut microbiota variation to a similar extent as other modifiers, such as birth mode.

Progenity recently agreed to pay millions to three major insurers under settlement agreements related to allegations over undisclosed past business practices.

The multi-omics translational software developer is helping the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation validate its research into biomarkers that can predict complications requiring surgery.

A new survey finds people in the US are getting their COVID-19 test results back faster, but not fast enough to help some viral control measures, NPR reports.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of malaria parasites in Ethiopia, loci linked to childhood BMI, and more.

A small study has found that a rapid test for SARS-CoV-2 works about as well as a PCR test, according to the New York Times.

New Scientist reports that a new genetic analysis suggests some saber-toothed cats may have lived in packs and been fast runners.