The US House of Representatives has rejected a "right-to-try" bill, Stat News reports. If law, the legislation would have allowed patients with terminal diseases to try experimental, unproven treatments without approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.