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The company's Q2 revenue growth was driven by a 74 percent increase in revenues from the analytical services it provided to the VA MVP program.
The company said Q1 revenue growth was driven by an increase in testing volume and analytical services provided to the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
Investigators reported on detection rates for cancers and precancers in a group of 350 individuals presenting for standard of care colonoscopy.
A genome-wide association study involving some 200,000 veterans unearthed five anxiety risk loci in European Americans and another risk locus in African Americans.
The company attributed much of the increase to its work with the VA’s Million Veteran Program, which made up three quarters of its earnings in the quarter.
The search uncovered two post-traumatic stress disorder loci in Europeans and a third in individuals with African ancestry, highlighting immune- and brain-related genes.
Since 2016, the VHA has routinely profiled molecular features in advanced cancers from vets in its care, even in rural locales, though challenges remain.
In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing.
The DoD and VA-led initiative is moving beyond its initial focus on lung cancer to add analyses of multiple cancer types and a prospective, multisite study.
USA Today reports that Department of Veterans Affairs is teaming up with Sanford Health to provide veterans with genetic testing.
A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.
Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.
The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.
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