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Wisconsin infant-screening program helps detect rare diseases for early intervention

Wisconsin infant-screening program helps detect rare diseases for early intervention

July 12, 2013 2:00 pm by | 0 Comments

When Tylee Daniels’ daughter Tatiana was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee nearly two years ago, mom knew something was wrong.
“Tatiana was just making these weird little sounds,” said Daniels, 32, who already had six boys. “The nurse said tha…


Gene patent lawsuit decision will impact affordability of breast cancer test

Gene patent lawsuit decision will impact affordability of breast cancer test

June 12, 2013 4:00 am by | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce a decision as early as Thursday that will affect the affordability of a key genetic test for breast cancer susceptibility.
The decision, in a lawsuit over a Utah-based company’s patents on genetic material…