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NEW YORK – A team from the US and Australia has tracked down dozens of new glaucoma risk loci in individuals from European, Asian, and African ancestry groups, while getting a better sense of the overlap between the parts of the genome contributing to risk of the heritable blindness-causing diseases in different populations.

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A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.

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Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are responsible for around 5 percent of hospital admissions and occur in 6 percent to 15 percent of hospital stays.