| Jan 11, 2010
Genetic research breakthroughs have come to be expected -- greeted with a sense of inevitability and the quiet assurance that science will ultimately puzzle out, then cure, human disease. But how those breakthroughs actually yield benefits is complicated. An e
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
About Discovery Communications Inc.
What does the company do? Media and entertainment company
2010 Financial report:
Total revenues: $3.77 billion
Net income: $653 million
Q. Please advise me on my shares of Discovery...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 9:59 PM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court affirmed the right of Myriad Genetics to patent two genes linked to breast cancer, overturning a lower court ruling that threatened a key element of the biotech business.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Doctors are too quick to recommend expensive genetic counseling or testing for ovarian cancer, but at the same time often fail to refer women at high risk for the disease, government researchers said.
Ovarian cancer isn't very common...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...