Angelina Jolie's op-ed on her decision to undergo BRCA testing and, because of her results, a preventive double mastectomy and, later, removal of her fallopian tubes and ovaries, led to increased BRCA testing rates, but might not have gotten to the more at-risk subpopulations, according to a new study appearing in the BMJ.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.