What Do You Know, It’s DNA Day

April 25, 2018
DNA Day survey by 23andMe shows strong interest in DNA testing, particularly for health, but gap in knowledge about genetics.
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New ways to discover your DNA

April 21, 2018
23andMe has launched a new interactive learning website called Interactive DNA Discovery.
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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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Study Finds New Genetic Associations for Depression

April 18, 2018
A new study that used data from the UK Biobank found more than a dozen new genetic variants associated with depression. Researchers identified almost 17 genetic variants associated with depression, and the findings were then replicated using data from more than 300,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research.
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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations

April 17, 2018
Expanding a series of initiatives to improve diversity in genomic research, 23andMe is launching what we’re calling the Populations Collaborations Program, partnering with researchers working across the globe to genotype people in communities who are underrepresented in genetic research.
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More on the Genetics of Hair Color

April 16, 2018
Hair color is one of the first traits you notice about a person, but its genetic underpinnings are not so obvious. Twin studies suggest that up to 97 percent of…
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Untangling the Genetics of Hair Color

April 16, 2018
Combing through the data, researchers found hundreds of genes to explain the differences in hair color.
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23andMe’s New BRCA1/BRCA2 Report

April 11, 2018
23andMe’s new BRCA1/BRCA2 (Selected Variants) report looks at three variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes associated with an increased risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. These three variants are most common in people of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, but having one of these variants carries serious risk no matter your ancestry.
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23andMe Celebrates Siblings Day

April 10, 2018
Today on National Siblings Day, we wanted to revisit a few of our favorite stories about brothers and sisters who built new connections with the help of 23andMe.
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23andMe Adds A New Carrier Status Report

April 05, 2018
Earlier this month 23andMe added a new Carrier Status report on a serious but rare condition that can lead to excessive insulin production.Known as familial hyperinsulinism (FHI), this congenital disease…
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