polygenic risk score
Asthma Risk Heightened by Genetic Predisposition, Poor Sleep Patterns
Researchers found that favorable sleep patterns can dial down asthma risk in individuals at high polygenic risk, while poor sleep patterns boost prevalence of the condition.
Polygenic Risk Score Shows Promise Predicting Beta Blocker Response in Heart Failure Patients
Researchers from Henry Ford Health in Detroit hope to prospectively validate the pharmacogenomics PRS's ability to predict survival benefit for patients on beta blockers.
Blood-Based Omics Signatures Reflect 'Biological' BMI, Metabolic Health
Features found in the blood offered a more refined look at obesity and related conditions, shifting more readily than body mass index in response to lifestyle changes.
Australia's Genetic Technologies Seeks Private Payor Coverage to Bring Polygenic Risk Tests to US
The company plans pilot studies with several private insurers to support coverage for its suite of combined clinical and polygenic risk tests.
ACMG Statement Says Preimplantation Polygenic Risk Testing 'Not Appropriate for Clinical Use' Yet
Overall, the organization remains skeptical of the clinical implementation of PRS testing, pointing to limitations of the tests and a lack of evidence for their clinical utility.