Researchers found that methylation alterations affected immune response and lipid metabolism pathways in children whose growth had been stunted.
The team uncovered more than 200 sites in the human genome that were differentially methylated based on parent of origin, including areas linked to disease.
The firm plans to conduct a prospective trial of a pan cancer assay and aims to bring another assay focused on colorectal cancer through FDA clearance.
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A team led by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers found that ovarian tumors with complete BRCA1 methylation and silencing were more susceptible to treatment.
These differentially variable positions appear to implicate stress response in rheumatoid arthritis development and possibly in other autoimmune conditions.
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Researchers used array-based DNA methylation data to quantify methylation levels in almost 1,500 identical or non-identical twins.
The test uses changes in DNA methylation patterns for the early detection of lung cancer and is based on the same platform as the firm's bladder cancer test.
The final LCD, which expands Medicare coverage of the firm's ConfirmMDx test to all providers, becomes effective on Sept. 3.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
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