Genetics and a Healthy Heart

February 06, 2013
February is American Heart Month and a time to focus on what remains the nation’s number one killer – heart disease – which is responsible for one in three deaths...
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23andMe and Genentech Expand Cancer Study

January 29, 2013
Last year 23andMe and Genentech launched an online study of metastatic breast cancer to learn more about what role genes might play in how a person responds to bevacizumab, also...
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We Can Handle the Truth About Genetics

January 09, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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23andMe’s Ancestry Composition Driving Circles Around the Rest

December 26, 2012
December was a busy month for 23andMe and in the midst of the hubbub we put out Ancestry Composition, an amazing feature that gives finer detail of an individual’s heritage...
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Top Genetic Findings of 2012

December 20, 2012
Take a moment to look back at the ten most interesting and significant genetic findings of 2012 or at least the ones that drew our attention. In the last 12...
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DNA, Eh – Canadian Genome Project in the News

December 19, 2012
You’ve got to love the lead sentence of the Daily Globe and Mail story about the launch of a Canadian Genome Project: “Jill Davies is Canuck One.” Ms. Davies is...
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23andMe’s Newest Feature Explores Your Ancestry

December 13, 2012
Mike and Eric Our team rolled out a new feature called Ancestry Composition last week that will tell you more about what you’re made of, or more precisely, the geographic...
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New Discoveries about Rare Blood Disorders from 23andMe

December 06, 2012
Earlier this year we met our goal of enrolling 1,000 people in a community of people with a collection of rare blood disorders known as myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. Since...
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Three New Research Projects from 23andMe

December 04, 2012
23andMe received more than half a million dollars recently from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for three research projects. The grants support some of the important online genome-wide association...
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23andCuriosity

November 28, 2012
Earlier this month Public Health Genomics published a paper by a team of Swiss researchers that reinforces the growing body of work showing consumers’ positive experiences with personal genetic testing....
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