23andMe Allergy Survey: Nothing to Sneeze At

March 19, 2010
Spring is about to, well, spring.   And for many of us, that means breaking out the Benadryl ® and the tissues as pollen fills the air and our allergies...
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23andMe Sports Injuries Survey: Staying in the Game

December 11, 2009
Nobody likes that sick feeling you get in your stomach when you watch a young college athlete hit the ground in pain and you wonder if his or her career...
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23andMe Longevity Survey: Help Us Discover the Keys to Living a Long, Healthy Life

December 10, 2009
From alchemists and the Philosopher’s Stone to Ponce de Leon and the Fountain of Youth, history is full of stories of people searching for a way to extend life indefinitely....
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23andWe: The First Annual Update

January 05, 2009
By Joyce Tung and Amy Kiefer It’s been an exciting seven months since we launched 23andWe, the arm of 23andMe that gives people an unprecedented opportunity to collaborate with us...
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Tackling Tongue-Curling: The Challenge of 23andWe

July 02, 2008
You may have already read about 23andWe and the ”Power of We” in earlier blog posts. As the research arm of 23andMe, we’re hoping 23andWe can produce valuable discoveries about...
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SNPwatch: MC4R Gene Associated with Body Mass

May 04, 2008
The Atkins diet, the South Beach diet, the Grapefruit diet, the Cabbage Soup diet — we know all these fad diets have their limits, because ultimately, the only way to...
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Why Ancestry Makes a Difference

March 13, 2008
Those of you who have delved into our Gene Journal (now called Health and Traits) feature may have noticed that many of the traits only give genetic data “assuming European...
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