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The Australian Genomics Acute Care study aims to quickly provide families with a diagnosis for their sick infant, who is suspected to have a genetic disorder, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. It adds that the research team, in its first eight months, has been able to diagnose 57 percent of the infants enrolled.

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The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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