SNPwatch: The Genetics of Adolescent Growth Spurts

August 23, 2013
By Alison Chubb We’ve all known teenagers who grow several inches in a year, and then start bumping into people and furniture as they figure out what to do with...
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What Patients Say Works for Fibromyalgia

July 24, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether In a surprising finding, patients who live with the painful disorder fibromyalgia have...
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Mito Mightily Disappoints Autism Researchers

July 19, 2013
By Amick B. Research shows a strong genetic basis for autism, but for years scientists have been unable to pinpoint the specific genetic variants associated with the condition, which may...
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A Song Draws Focus on Osteosarcoma Research

July 17, 2013
By Bertram K. Two days after his death in May, Zach Sobiech’s song “Clouds” became the number one download on iTunes and now has surpassed seven million views on YouTube....
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What Patients Say Works Best for Acne

July 08, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this graphic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Some of the most effective treatments for acne are not necessarily drugs, according...
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Genetics, Microbes and Celiac Disease

March 06, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been altered to reflect 23andMe’s new product offering. By Amick B. Like other autoimmune diseases, celiac disease has a strong genetic component, but new research...
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A Milestone in the Fight Against MPNs Marks a Moment to Reflect

October 01, 2012
Ashley Gould, 23andMe’s Vice President Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer We recently topped our goal of enrolling 1,000 people with a group of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative...
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