The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.
Having sequenced close to 15,000 samples, the project is now taking steps toward integrating results fully into patient medical records.
Tapping data for hundreds of thousands of individuals, three teams uncovered overlaps between blood pressure and other metabolic and immune traits.
Certain bacterial species appear more common in gut microbiomes of individuals with MS, coinciding with inflammation-related gene expression in host blood.
Researchers look into why healthy people seek DNA sequencing, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Food Allergy Science Initiative seeks to supply the basic scientific research needed to spur future development of diagnostics and therapeutics.
Ethically, researchers don't have to return research results to the relatives of deceased study participants, Robert Green from Brigham and Women's Hospital writes at the Huffington Post.
A Mount Sinai researcher described early results from the clinical trial aimed at evaluating the utility of genomic sequencing in healthy and ill newborns.
Researchers examined the patient-physician relationship after sharing personal genetic testing results and found that patients may have certain expectations.
Genomic and transcriptomic sequence data from hundreds of mesothelioma tumors has uncovered recurrent gene mutations, gene fusions, and pathway alterations.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.
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