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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Despite sustained interest among researchers and diagnostics developers in advancing molecular tests to personalize cardiovascular care, integration of such tools into clinical practice is happening slowly where at all.

The company will work with the American College of Cardiology to create a clinical resource on the web for peer-reviewed biomarker information.

Research presented at the American College of Cardiology scientific session in Atlanta today suggests individuals who receive genetic testing early in their warfarin treatment are up to 31 percent less likely to be hospitalized than those who don't.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.