A Look At 23andMe’s DNA Revolution

October 14, 2013
You don’t need an excuse to read the always-interesting magazine Fast Company, but if you did, here it is: This week’s cover story,  “The Most Daring CEO in America,” features...
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A 23andMe Gout Out

October 10, 2013
It turns out that genetics has a lot to do with whether someone will suffer from gout – the disease once associated with gluttonous indulgence and King Henry VIII. Diet...
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What Patients Say Works For Allergies

October 09, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether If you have allergies, you’ve probably tried many approaches to easing the sneezing,...
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Spit And Tell

October 03, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been changed to reflect 23andMe’s newly regulated product offering. Caitlin, a blogger and self-described nerd, titled her ode to 23andMe “Do These Genes Make My...
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A 23andMe Patent

October 01, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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It’s Complicated

September 30, 2013
Virginia Hughes, one of the writers we always try to keep up with, has a thoughtful piece about some of the unintended consequences of uncovering family secrets using DNA testing....
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Coffee, Tea And 23andMe

September 27, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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Tasty Genetics

September 23, 2013
It’s not a superpower, but the genetics behind being what some call a “supertaster” might make for a pretty good argument against eating your broccoli. Supertasters have the good fortune,...
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Pregnancy and MTHFR

September 20, 2013
Ed Note: Apparently not all genes are created equally. There are a few, like MTHFR, that draw a lot of attention. While there is much interest regarding variants within the...
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What Patients Say Works (And Doesn’t) for Migraines

September 18, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. Eight of the top ten patient-reported treatments for Migraine are simple lifestyle changes, not drugs. CureTogether – a free...
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