What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and How Do I Know if I Have It? 

September 27, 2022
Are you confused about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? You’re not alone. September is PCOS awareness month and it’s a great time to learn more about this condition. Let’s dive in.
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Personal Experience Motivates Dr. Lametra Scott’s Work to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell

September 23, 2022
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, so we wanted to share a bit about our efforts to bridge the knowledge gap about the condition through a collaboration with Dr. Lametra…
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What the Polygenic Basis of Rhythm Can Tell Us About Musical Traits

September 20, 2022
A new study found that the genetic variants that underlie the ability to move to the beat of music also predict other measures of musicality, including one’s ability to follow…
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More on Psychological Distress and Risk for Long COVID

September 16, 2022
A new study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health confirms findings from 23andMe that depression and anxiety dramatically increase the likelihood of experiencing long COVID. Published online in JAMA Psychiatry earlier this month, the study found that psychological distress in the form of depression, anxiety, stress, and loneliness were more predictive than many physical risk factors like obesity, asthma, and hypertension, said Siwen Wang, the researcher in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School who led the study.
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New 23andMe+ Report on Seasonal Allergies

September 14, 2022
23andMe’s new report on seasonal allergies uses machine learning techniques to estimate an individual’s likelihood of having seasonal allergies to trees, grasses, weeds, and or molds.
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Meet Dr. Noura Abul-Husn, our Vice President of Genomic Health

September 12, 2022
Here’s Noura Abul-Husn’s recipe for a meaningful career in genomics: Start with curiosity, add adaptability, sprinkle in a willingness to pursue a non-traditional path, and don’t forget to include the…
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Behind the Scenes at the Lemonaid Pharmacy

September 08, 2022
By Elijah Gray Amid the flurry of activity at the Lemonaid pharmacy in St. Louis, April Ward’s desk is a beacon of calm. Composure is crucial to her work as…
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Some Data to Digest About Gut Health

September 06, 2022
A look by researchers of 23andMe’s internal data from customers who consented to participate in research reveals that some gut health issues affect females differently than males and that these…
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Amy Curry Sturm on Harnessing the Power of Genetic Information

August 31, 2022
  An interest in genetics, a passion for patient care, and a graduate school epiphany put Amy Curry Sturm on the road to 23andMe, where she recently assumed the newly…
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More on Genetic Report Consults with Lemonaid Health

August 30, 2022
23andMe’s genetic report consult service with Lemonaid Health helps customers understand the role genes play in their health. The consult will look at the report in the context of their health history and overall risks. A Lemonaid Health clinician might review family health history information, for example, as it relates to the genetic testing or condition the customer brought forward as their main concern
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