Reproductive Health

News on noninvasive prenatal testing, carrier screening, and preimplantation genetic screening.

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

Researchers found microbial communities at sites of the female reproductive tract thought to be sterile, and linked certain microbes to disease states.

Through the DNA Advantage Program, Cryobank will access Sema4's resources for reproductive health testing including DNA extraction and karyotype storage.

Core Diagnostics will exclusively offer GenePeeks' preconception screen and advanced analytics platform in 29 states and seven territories in India.

Under the terms of the deal, Dahui Biotech will distribute Devyser's prenatal aneuploidy diagnostic test kits in China.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.