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Genome-wide association and meta-analyses have uncovered a dozen ADHD-related loci, providing insights into its biology and overlap with other conditions.

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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.

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.

Natera said that this research collaboration and others will help it clinically validate its circulating tumor DNA assay Signatera. 

Scientists reported this week for the first time a Danish reference genome based on the de novo assembly of 150 genomes from 50 family trios.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.