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23andMe Research

Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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Health and Traits

23andMe Adds New Genetic Health Risk Reports

August 28, 2017
23andMe released two new genetic health risk reports for customers for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
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Ancestry

Haplogroup Report Edit

September 01, 2017
Over the last year or so, we’ve been working hard to update some of our most popular tools here at 23andMe, and sometimes in the flurry of all that activity,…
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23andMe Customer Stories

23andMe Customers Share Their Stories of Discovery

September 21, 2017
23andMe customers share their stories of self-discovery.
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23andMe Customers Share Their Stories of Discovery

September 21, 2017
23andMe customers share their stories of self-discovery.
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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23andMe Asks About DNA

September 18, 2017
23andMe conducts a national survey finding that a majority of Americans are interested in DNA testing as a way to learn about their health and ancestry.
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New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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DNA Testing Helps Reveal Hidden Family History

September 08, 2017
23andMe helps man learn about his family’s hidden history, shifting his view of his own racial identity.
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New Study Finds Genetic Links for Risk of Premature Births

September 06, 2017
For the first time, researchers have identified genetic variants that put some women at a higher risk of having a premature baby — findings that may ultimately help scientists prevent what is the leading cause of childhood mortality worldwide.
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23andMe Customers Share Their Stories of Discovery

September 21, 2017
23andMe customers share their stories of self-discovery.
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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23andMe Asks About DNA

September 18, 2017
23andMe conducts a national survey finding that a majority of Americans are interested in DNA testing as a way to learn about their health and ancestry.
Read More

New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
Read More

DNA Testing Helps Reveal Hidden Family History

September 08, 2017
23andMe helps man learn about his family’s hidden history, shifting his view of his own racial identity.
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New Study Finds Genetic Links for Risk of Premature Births

September 06, 2017
For the first time, researchers have identified genetic variants that put some women at a higher risk of having a premature baby — findings that may ultimately help scientists prevent what is the leading cause of childhood mortality worldwide.
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Colonists and Colon Cancer

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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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Party Till You Spit

December 04, 2007
A Spit Party is kind of like a Tupperware Party, only the plastic containers are smaller and they’re not for leftovers.23andMe held the first one a few days after our…
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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 BotY honors on “Human…
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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…
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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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