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Genetic factors for reproductive aging and vasomotor symptoms

May 06, 2021

Genetic factors predictive of reproductive aging also are linked to vasomotor symptoms (VMS), indicative of VMS having a polygenic architecture, according to an analysis of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Genomic Substudy.

Sleep and female sexual function

May 06, 2021

Poor sleep quality is linked to female sexual dysfunction, whereas good sleep quality is associated with heightened sexual activity, according to a cross-sectional analysis of the Data Registry on Experiences of Aging, Menopause and Sexuality (DREAMS).

Whole genome sequencing of cell-free DNA for NIPT

May 05, 2021

An analysis of a large cohort of patients who chose noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) as a screening method for fetal trisomy 21, 18, and 13 (T21, T18 and T13) and sex chromosome aneuploidies (SCA) concluded there were extremely high detection rates and exceptionally low false positive rates.