23andMe Hosting One-of-a-Kind Sarcoma Community Night

June 21, 2011
Are you a sarcoma patient or survivor? Do you treat sarcoma patients? Maybe you know or care for someone suffering from this rare form of cancer. If sarcoma has touched...
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Take a Hike… for Parkinson’s Awareness

April 13, 2011
It’s easy to talk the talk for disease awareness, but now you can walk the walk — literally! On April 16th, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego (PASD) and the...
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23andMe is Celebrating DNA Day a Little Early With a Sale!

April 11, 2011
Although DNA Day is officially April 15th, we at 23andMe just couldn’t wait that long. So we’re celebrating early with a big sale! For a limited time, you can order...
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23andMe Discovers 24th Chromosome, Changes Name to 24andMe

April 01, 2011
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — April 1, 2011 — Something just wasn’t right. For months, the scientists at the direct-to-consumer genetic testing company puzzled over anomalies in the customer data they...
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Scientists Score a Breakthrough with Parkinson’s in a Petri Dish

March 30, 2011
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a relatively rare but devastating condition affecting 1-2% of Americans. Although some risk factors are known — including genetic variants that predispose to the condition —...
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An Update On Our Parkinson’s Research Community

March 21, 2011
At 23andMe, we are committed to advancing understanding of human health and disease, and to giving everyone an opportunity to participate in scientific research that is meaningful for them. We...
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March is Kidney Awareness Month!

March 17, 2011
This month, take a few minutes to appreciate your kidneys. These workhorses filter wastes, toxins and excess fluids from the blood, regulate the balance of ions and other chemicals in...
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Stuttering in the Spotlight

March 04, 2011
Many films have portrayed characters who stutter, but stuttering itself has rarely been the subject of a popular movie. That all changed with The King’s Speech, which made headlines last...
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When Rare is Not Rare: Help Fight Rare Disease, Today and Everyday

February 28, 2011
Most people have never heard of osteochondrodysplasia, glycogen storage disease, or a thousand other conditions with names we may or may not be able to pronounce. Individually, each of these...
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SNPwatch: Association Between FTO Variant and Obesity Depends on Age and Impacts Development

February 23, 2011
Obesity is an enormous public health concern in the United States, affecting about 33% of adults and 20% of children and adolescents. While lifestyle and environmental factors play an undeniable...
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