New genetic variants found to influence puberty timing and cancer risk

April 27, 2017
In the largest study of its kind researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified more than 380 genetic variants associated with the timing of puberty in men and women. The...
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Science, the Endless Frontier

April 27, 2017
By Joyce Tung, PhD, 23andMe VP of Research I love science. I love how science requires precision of interpretation, provides the thrill of discovery, and stimulates and satisfies curiosity all...
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Parkinson’s Research Community Update

April 20, 2017
23andMe Parkinson's disease researchers plan to collect new types of data for their work.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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Good News About Health Reports

April 06, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted 23andMe authorization to offer ten genetic health risk reports including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, and a condition associated with harmful...
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The Gene Machine

March 24, 2017
Each expectant parent brings their own unique mix of emotions to pregnancy, but all of them share the same hope of simply having a healthy and happy baby. Couples go...
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Coming Home

March 22, 2017
The best things take time, or at least that’s one way of looking at why Jonathan Hay waited so long to meet his biological mother in person. “I’ve been avoiding...
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The Neanderthal Cookbook

March 15, 2017
It’s not quite waffles and paella, but it appears that Neanderthals were omnivores who adapted to eating whatever was available to them in the regions where they lived. DNA samples...
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The role of genetics in male-pattern baldness

March 08, 2017
In the largest genetic study of male patterned baldness to date, scientists at the University of Bonn working in collaboration with 23andMe and other institutions, have found more than 60...
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A Wish Comes True

March 07, 2017
Maria Biskie spent her life searching. Born in the Philippines in 1973, she never knew her father. In her lowest moments, she’d longed to have him by her side. That...
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