Tag: blood disorder

A Milestone in the Fight Against MPNs Marks a Moment to Reflect

Ashley Gould, 23andMe's Vice President Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer We recently topped our goal of enrolling 1,000 people with a group of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. As a testament to the passion of the people who’ve enrolled in our MPN Research ...

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Three Genes for Blood Clots

Numerous factors increase a person’s risk for developing blood clots in deep veins, a condition known medically as venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTE starts with the formation of a blood clot deep in the body, usually in the legs, and occasionally escalates into a more serious condition called “pulmonary ...

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SNPwatch: Inherited Genetic Variation May Predispose People For Blood Disorder Mutation Later in Life

Editor's note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe's product. Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Stem cells in your bone marrow are responsible for producing red and white blood cells and platelets.  But in cases of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) ...

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