NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic today announced the Netherlands Society for Pathology has approved the use of the Hologic Cervista HPV HR test in the Dutch national cervical screening program.

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands suggests routine pap testing and HPV HR triage for the ASCUS/LSIL (or atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance/ low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion) testing for women over the age of 30 in order to identify those most likely to develop cervical cancer, Hologic said.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.

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Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.