For Your Future Ask About Your Past And Document Your Family Health History

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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

November 15, 2021
The opioid crisis presents a public health emergency without clear solutions. One key to unraveling the problem is understanding not just the causes of addiction, but understanding the steps taken…
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Health and Traits

New 23andMe+ Report on Severe Acne

October 20, 2021
A new 23andMe+ report looks at the genetics around severe acne, a condition that can leave both literal and emotional scars.
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Ancestry Reports

A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America

July 16, 2021
23andMe added eight new regions within North America reflecting Indigenous genetic ancestry. The addition is in response not just to requests from thousands of customers, but also as part of…
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23andMe Customer Stories

A Veterans’ Day Story From 23andMe

November 09, 2021
On Veterans’ Day this year, Jessica Dudley will be thinking a lot about someone she’s never met. An Army Veteran she’d searched for her whole life. “I’m very proud of him….
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For Your Future Ask About Your Past And Document Your Family Health History

November 25, 2021
Whether you plan to gather again virtually or celebrate Thanksgiving in person this year, the holiday offers a chance not just to bond with family but also to do something…
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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

November 15, 2021
The opioid crisis presents a public health emergency without clear solutions. One key to unraveling the problem is understanding not just the causes of addiction, but understanding the steps taken…
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New Genetic Study Finds Links Between Gut Issues with Anxiety

November 10, 2021
A large new study by a team of international researchers has identified shared genetic associations between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
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A Veterans’ Day Story From 23andMe

November 09, 2021
On Veterans’ Day this year, Jessica Dudley will be thinking a lot about someone she’s never met. An Army Veteran she’d searched for her whole life. “I’m very proud of him….
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The Genetics Behind The Different Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

November 09, 2021
By Janie Shelton, Ph.D., and Daniella Coker, MPH* As part of 23andMe’s ongoing study into COVID-19, our scientists have recently looked at how people react differently to different vaccines, noting…
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Updates to Improve our Research Consent

November 08, 2021
We’re excited to share our refreshed Research Consent document that governs how 23andMe conducts Research. Although we have not changed our research program or how we use participants’ data, we…
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For Your Future Ask About Your Past And Document Your Family Health History

November 25, 2021
Whether you plan to gather again virtually or celebrate Thanksgiving in person this year, the holiday offers a chance not just to bond with family but also to do something…
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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

November 15, 2021
The opioid crisis presents a public health emergency without clear solutions. One key to unraveling the problem is understanding not just the causes of addiction, but understanding the steps taken…
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New Genetic Study Finds Links Between Gut Issues with Anxiety

November 10, 2021
A large new study by a team of international researchers has identified shared genetic associations between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
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A Veterans’ Day Story From 23andMe

November 09, 2021
On Veterans’ Day this year, Jessica Dudley will be thinking a lot about someone she’s never met. An Army Veteran she’d searched for her whole life. “I’m very proud of him….
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The Genetics Behind The Different Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

November 09, 2021
By Janie Shelton, Ph.D., and Daniella Coker, MPH* As part of 23andMe’s ongoing study into COVID-19, our scientists have recently looked at how people react differently to different vaccines, noting…
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Updates to Improve our Research Consent

November 08, 2021
We’re excited to share our refreshed Research Consent document that governs how 23andMe conducts Research. Although we have not changed our research program or how we use participants’ data, we…
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Colonists and Colon Cancer

January 03, 2008
When Mr. and Mrs. George Fry arrived in the New World nearly four centuries ago, they brought with them not just dreams of a better life, but a curse —…
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Risky Business

November 02, 2007
People often talk about genes as if they were directly related to specific diseases, as in “the breast cancer gene” or “the gene for alcoholism.” But the fact of the…
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Breakthrough of the Year

December 20, 2007
A certain provider of personal genetic information is mentioned in Science magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year article, published in the Dec. 21 issue.The journal bestowed 2007 Breakthrough of the Year…
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Silly Rabbit, Spit Comes from Quids

January 07, 2008
A few years back, archaeologist Anna Dhody was thinking about how amazing it is that DNA forensic scientists can collect DNA evidence from nothing more than a discarded cigarette butt…
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Sex, money, dancing, eating….and voles?

January 09, 2008
At the end of last year (2007) you may have seen reports claiming that scientists in Israel discovered the “gene for altruism.”What they actually found was that a variation in…
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My Genome is in a Tube of Spit?

January 04, 2008
Spit has DNA? Well, not exactly. Spit has cells in it, and the cells have DNA. For everything except bacteria (and some other types of single-celled organisms), DNA is wound…
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