World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016
Like many of the world’s most vexing health problems, the simplest of strategies could go a long way in combating the scourge of Type 2 diabetes. As World Diabetes Day...
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Genetics found to influence resting heart rate

November 09, 2016
A team of researchers found more than 60 genetic variants associated with resting heart rate, a known predictor of overall mortality. In the new study published in the journal Nature...
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New Neanderthal Research

November 08, 2016
As modern humans migrated out of Africa they interbred with Neanderthals, so all non-Africans carry some remnant of those ancient encounters, and new research by scientists at the University of...
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Genetics found to influence menstrual cramps severity

November 06, 2016
Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with severe menstrual cramps. This is the first genome-wide association study of this form of chronic pain. Known as dysmenorrhea, it is the...
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New genetic variants found to influence fertility

October 31, 2016
As part of a massive study that includes the contributions from scores of researchers across the globe, scientists have found a dozen genetic markers linked to fertility, offering hope to...
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23andMe Reaches Enrollment Goal for Lupus Research

October 28, 2016
23andMe reached another milestone earlier this month by completing enrollment in what is now one of the largest genetic studies of lupus in the world. As part of the Lupus...
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A Real Nail Biter

October 25, 2016
A lot of people bite their nails. It’s not that unusual, but researchers looking at the underlying biology for individuals who do it often are learning that frequent nail-biting may...
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Hacking Away at Health and Ancestry

October 19, 2016
For fans of HBO’s hit show Silicon Valley, you may be familiar with this formula for innovation – put a bunch of smart Mike Polcari, a 23andMe vice president and...
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23andMe’s CEO Featured On The Today Show

October 17, 2016
As part of a series on cutting edge women, The Today Show featured Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe’s CEO and co-founder. The NBC crew followed Anne as she hustled through a typical...
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Find Us At ASHG

October 13, 2016
Attending the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver next week?We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our...
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