Five years after it first began developing its mass spec-based prostate cancer diagnostic, Miraculins said this week it is getting ready to begin testing it in order to submit it to the US Food and Drug Administration.
 
Last month, the Winnipeg, Manitoba-based company said a validation study confirmed the ability of its pre-prostate-cancer biomarker diagnostic to weed out 23 percent of unnecessary biopsies and identify 93 percent of patients positive for prostate cancer.
 

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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.

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