A new poll has found that a large majority — 71 percent — of US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, HealthDay reports.

In conjunction with Harris Poll, HealthDay asked more than 2,000 adults in the US what they knew about personalized medicine. Only 5 percent of respondents said they were very familiar with personalized medicine.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.