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This article has been updated from a version posted Nov. 13 to correct the name of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two patient advocacy groups, Biogen Idec, and a medical center have teamed up to offer free or low-cost genetic testing to people with hemophilia and their families to identify ways to personalize patient care, generate new genetic information, and help create a databa

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A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

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