Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.
Polygenic risk scores for depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are associated with depression in a general population cohort.
Genome-wide association and meta-analyses have uncovered a dozen ADHD-related loci, providing insights into its biology and overlap with other conditions.
In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.
The researchers found that tumors expressing STAG2 as a biomarker are twice as likely to recur and progress toward muscle invasion and metastasis.
Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.
The company presented three posters at AACR, two of which demonstrated insights from its circulating DNA monitoring in colorectal and bladder cancers.
A Nature Human Behaviour study finds that when women are paper authors, medical articles are more likely to include analysis by gender and sex.
Researchers at Aarhus will use Natera's liquid biopsy assay to monitor colorectal cancer patients after surgery and chemotherapy.
Denmark-based Arcedi would like to commercialize its technology through a major diagnostic company.
Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.
Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.
Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant.
In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.