Study digs into why loss of skin pigmentation from vitiligo also reduces skin cancer risk

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Study digs into why loss of skin pigmentation from vitiligo also reduces skin cancer risk

May 22, 2018
A new study by researchers at Indiana University, Stanford University, Duke University and the University of Texas at Houston, offers some new insight into why the loss of skin pigmentation, due to vitiligo, also reduces the risk for skin cancer. The study included data about 290,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research as well as data from another 2,800 individuals from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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Health and Traits

Crowdsource Treatments for Health Conditions

April 19, 2018
23andMe launched a new page on conditions and to use crowdsourced data on the effectiveness of treatments on 18 difference health conditions, including asthma, depression and migraines.
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Ancestry

World Cup Fans You Can Root for Your Roots

May 03, 2018
For this year’s World Cup, 23andMe created a new in-product featured called “Root for your Roots” that customers to use their DNA to connect with a team playing in this year’s tournament.
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Doug and his biological mother Patricia
23andMe Customer Stories

Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2018
Five 23andMe customers came together this past week to reunite with the biological mother’s they found through 23andMe to celebrate their first Mother’s Day. One even met her biological mother for the very first time at this reunion.
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Study digs into why loss of skin pigmentation from vitiligo also reduces skin cancer risk

May 22, 2018
A new study by researchers at Indiana University, Stanford University, Duke University and the University of Texas at Houston, offers some new insight into why the loss of skin pigmentation, due to vitiligo, also reduces the risk for skin cancer. The study included data about 290,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research as well as data from another 2,800 individuals from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 14, 2018
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to highlight how anyone can be there for the people in their lives by starting a conversation about mental…
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Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2018
Five 23andMe customers came together this past week to reunite with the biological mother’s they found through 23andMe to celebrate their first Mother’s Day. One even met her biological mother for the very first time at this reunion.
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The Shared Genetics of Allergies, Hay Fever and Eczema

May 10, 2018
Along with budding blossoms, sniffles and sneezing are another right of spring for millions of people with common allergies, and for humans it’s more than just a runny nose. In…
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23andMe employees come together to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease

May 09, 2018
At 23andMe, we are committed to accelerating and advancing Parkinson’s disease research. So when April comes around, employees make a point of honoring Parkinson’s Awareness Month.As we’ve done in the…
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World Cup Fans You Can Root for Your Roots

May 03, 2018
For this year’s World Cup, 23andMe created a new in-product featured called “Root for your Roots” that customers to use their DNA to connect with a team playing in this year’s tournament.
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Study digs into why loss of skin pigmentation from vitiligo also reduces skin cancer risk

May 22, 2018
A new study by researchers at Indiana University, Stanford University, Duke University and the University of Texas at Houston, offers some new insight into why the loss of skin pigmentation, due to vitiligo, also reduces the risk for skin cancer. The study included data about 290,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research as well as data from another 2,800 individuals from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 14, 2018
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to highlight how anyone can be there for the people in their lives by starting a conversation about mental…
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Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2018
Five 23andMe customers came together this past week to reunite with the biological mother’s they found through 23andMe to celebrate their first Mother’s Day. One even met her biological mother for the very first time at this reunion.
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The Shared Genetics of Allergies, Hay Fever and Eczema

May 10, 2018
Along with budding blossoms, sniffles and sneezing are another right of spring for millions of people with common allergies, and for humans it’s more than just a runny nose. In…
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23andMe employees come together to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease

May 09, 2018
At 23andMe, we are committed to accelerating and advancing Parkinson’s disease research. So when April comes around, employees make a point of honoring Parkinson’s Awareness Month.As we’ve done in the…
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World Cup Fans You Can Root for Your Roots

May 03, 2018
For this year’s World Cup, 23andMe created a new in-product featured called “Root for your Roots” that customers to use their DNA to connect with a team playing in this year’s tournament.
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