genetic risk variants

The German company validated the panel, which focuses on actionable results, in a 300-participant clinical study in collaboration with Robert-Bosch-Hospital in Stuttgart.

To explore the genetic basis of clonal hematopoiesis and its consequences, researchers analyzed genotyping data for more than 151,000 UK Biobank participants.

The researchers were able to diagnose 17 patients with short telomere syndrome based on telomere length combined with targeted sequence data.

Using data from the UK Biobank, researchers explored relative contributions that genetics and lifestyle make to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk.

To Make Sure

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

Mayo Clinic researchers found that mutations in these genes could be found in nearly 6 percent of patients and argued for germline genetic testing for patients.

A large meta-analysis and functional genomic assessment of a risky HLA haplotype uncovered hypomethylation that alters immune-related expression at the locus.

A TWAS in 229,000 women led to 48 genes with apparent links to breast cancer, serving as fodder for additional pathway and functional analyses.

An association study involving more than 100,000 individuals led to overlapping and distinct variants involved in bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and subtypes of each.

Using data for more than 140,000 individuals, researchers narrowed in on 63 new prostate cancer-associated loci and established a polygenic score linked to enhanced risk.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.