23andMe Helps Customer Connect to West Africa

February 07, 2019
Many African Americans can relate to the years of frustration Paul Mosley had trying to track back his family history.For Paul, there was always a certain point where the trail...
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Feeling Woozy Over 23andMe’s New Report on Motion Sickness

February 07, 2019
If even the idea of a boat trip triggers a bit of nausea, you may be able to partly blame it on your genetics.23andMe scientists have identified more than 413...
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Genetic Study of Impulsiveness Reveals Associations with Drug Use

February 04, 2019
Some of the same genes that influence a person’s propensity toward impulsiveness also affect whether or not he or she will use drugs, according to a new study led by...
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New Insights into the Genetics of Depression

February 04, 2019
In the largest genetic study of its kind, scientists have identified more than 200 genes associated with depression that could give new insights to researchers looking for treatments to what...
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Diversity Matters in Research

February 01, 2019
Africans and African Americans are among the most underrepresented populations in genetic health research, yet they face some of the most daunting health outcomes.It’s a bitter irony of the current...
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The Genetics of Being a Morning Person

January 29, 2019
It might not make you “wealthier and wise,” but being early to bed and early to rise is associated with greater wellbeing, according to a new large-scale genetic study looking...
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23andMe Receives FDA Clearance for Genetic Health Risk report that looks at a Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndrome

January 22, 2019
23andMe received FDA clearance to report on the two most common genetic variants influencing what is called MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome.This new clearance is part of...
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Genetic Study of Nicotine and Alcohol Use Offers Insight into Addiction

January 16, 2019
A new genetic study looking at smoking and drinking has confirmed much of what we already know about their impact on your health, but the study also found genetic associations...
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23andMe Adds 1000+ More Regions and 30+ New Reports for Our Most Refined View of Ancestry To-Date

January 15, 2019
When it comes to calculating 23andMe customers’ Ancestry Composition results, details are invariably what matter most: more specificity, more interactivity, more opportunities to draw meaning about how we are all...
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The Genetics of Taking Risks

January 14, 2019
A massive new study that included data from more than a million people suggests that genetics may nudge some individuals toward more risky behavior like smoking, drinking, and speeding.Conducted by...
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