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CNN reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the US has expanded its DNA testing to seven sites along the southern border.

Rhythm has a drug called setmelanotide in Phase III development for genetic obesity disorders associated with variants within the melanocortin-4 pathway.

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NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

US health officials have issued a fraud alert for a scam involving genetic testing, Bloomberg reports.

FDNA has developed software called Face2Gene that uses facial anomalies, phenotypic traits, and variant information to diagnose genetic disorders.

An Australian team developed a decision model for testing asymptomatic relatives of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy to assess the cost effectiveness of testing.

Senators said they'll narrow the draft bill containing changes to US patent law before submitting it to the Senate Judiciary Committee in July.

The San Diego-based firm emerged from stealth mode with a plan to develop technologies to improve the quality and reduce the cost of genetic analysis.

Color researchers reported that 21.7 percent of individuals with pathogenic variants in well-established genes did not meet guidelines for testing.

Genetic testing reveals cases in which the wrong donor sperm was used to conceive children decades ago, the New York Times reports.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.