New 23andMe Health Service is FSA & HSA Eligible

Read more

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

Read more

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

Read more

New Genetic Study Finds Links Between Gut Issues with Anxiety

Read more

A Veterans’ Day Story From 23andMe

Read more
cartoon-pills
23andMe Research

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…
Read More
Amazon-Thumbnail-HO-Kit
Health and Traits

New 23andMe Health Service is FSA & HSA Eligible

December 01, 2021
Just in time for end-of-the-year health savings account spending, 23andMe is offering a new standalone “Health Service” option for people looking to apply their HSA & FSA funds toward purchasing…
Read More
Indigenous Regions
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…
Read More
Jessica at Sand Hill Cemetery-1
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….
Read More

Recent Articles

New 23andMe Health Service is FSA & HSA Eligible

December 01, 2021
Just in time for end-of-the-year health savings account spending, 23andMe is offering a new standalone “Health Service” option for people looking to apply their HSA & FSA funds toward purchasing…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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.
Read More

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….
Read More

The Genetics Behind The Different Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

November 09, 2021
Editor’s note: A previous version of this blog post had an error in the HLA table, which has been corrected in this version. By Janie Shelton, Ph.D., and Daniella Coker,…
Read More

Popular Articles

New 23andMe Health Service is FSA & HSA Eligible

December 01, 2021
Just in time for end-of-the-year health savings account spending, 23andMe is offering a new standalone “Health Service” option for people looking to apply their HSA & FSA funds toward purchasing…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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.
Read More

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….
Read More

The Genetics Behind The Different Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

November 09, 2021
Editor’s note: A previous version of this blog post had an error in the HLA table, which has been corrected in this version. By Janie Shelton, Ph.D., and Daniella Coker,…
Read More

Random Articles

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 —…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More