Reproductive Health

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

The researchers said that a faster method could avoid having to freeze embryos and as a result may improve the success rate of in vitro fertilization.

Complex SVs played a role in four of 1,300 Mendelian disease cases analyzed, of which nanopore sequencing helped to resolve one.

Investigators narrowed in on genes involved in placentation and appetite during a GWAS focused on a severe form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

The suit alleges that Natera's Panorama test infringes US Patent No. 9,493,831 patent, which covers sequencing library preparation methods applied to maternal blood samples.

In Q4 Natera tallied revenues of $53.8 million compared to $49.3 million a year ago, falling short of the consensus Wall Street estimate of $57.1 million.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.