Conducting studies on Latina and African-American women produces population-specific insights on the genetics of the disease that aren't possible to glean in European-heavy GWAS.
The company is hoping that consumers will use its platform to manage their health data, to participate in research, and to learn about their own and their family's health risks.
The researchers found that the expression of certain genes was better at helping them predict when Ebola would develop than indications of infection like fever.
Newly launched aggregator Seqster will help Boston University researchers collect data from EHRs, wearables, and gene tests to identify concussion biomarkers.
Six microRNAs appeared to be present at enhanced levels in cerebrospinal fluid from symptom-free individuals with characteristic Huntington disease gene expansions.
The initiative's four research projects will use use genetic and other technologies to detect and treat cancer at its earliest stages.
Eleven new studies from the NHLBI NextGen Consortium show different uses for iPSCs to study polygenetic diseases across various systems in the human body.
In Cell this week: genomic events that could make attenuated polio virulent, formation of regulatory RNAs, and more.
The investigators will conduct a longitudinal study of former athletes with high and medium exposure to repetitive head trauma, including former NFL players.
Public health researchers argue in NEJM that precision medicine initiatives will take away from needed efforts to improve population health.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.