Respiratory

News on diagnostics for respiratory pathogens, including influenza, coronavirus, and more.

The researchers used nasal swabs, RNA sequencing, and machine learning algorithms to identify 90 genes linked to mild to moderate asthma in patients.

Researchers found that functional assays could improve the classification of cystic fibrosis-related missense variants with variable disease expressivity.

Owlstone will give AstraZeneca access to its Breath Biopsy Services to identify breath-based biomarkers for stratifying and treating asthma and COPD patients.

The funding will support various projects and research centers that are advancing precision medicine and genomic technology development.

The new instrument has higher throughput than competing systems, while the flu test boasts enhanced sensitivity and protection against seasonal drift.

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.