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Prenetics ONEdna DNA Screening Test Service

Prenetics has launched ONEdna, a DNA screening test service. The screening service provides consumers with a comprehensive view and analysis of an individual's genes along with actionable recommendations, the company said. The results may include insight into health status and risk for disease, optimal diet and nutrition, indications about how a patient may respond to various medications, and identification of the patient's risk of common cancers.

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Rare Genetic Disease Partnership

A public-private partnership plans to speed the development of gene therapies for rare genetic diseases, Stat News writes.

Approval Sought for Alzheimer's Drug

The Wall Street Journal reports Eli Lilly has initiated a rolling submission to the US Food and Drug Administration to seek approval for its drug to treat Alzheimer's disease.

DNA Barcoding Paper Retracted

Science reports that a 2014 DNA barcoding paper was retracted after a co-author brought up data validity concerns.

Nature Papers Present Genomic Analysis of Bronze Age Mummies, Approach to Study Host-Pathogen Interactions

In Nature this week: analysis finds Tarim mummies had local genetic origin, and more.