Talking About Rare Disease with Senior Scientist Suyash Shringarpure

September 14, 2021
23andMe senior scientist in statistical genetics, Suyash Shringarpure, Ph.D. talks about 23andMe's research model and how it offers a surprising opportunity in the study of rare diseases.
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Felt Ill After COVID-19 Vaccine? It May Depend on Which Vaccine and Whether You’ve Had COVID-19

August 26, 2021
23andMe looks at data showing the different reactions people reported to the three COVID-19 vaccines used in the United States.
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The Genetics of Loving or Hating Marmite

August 24, 2021
23andMe found that a person's genetics partially explains some of the appeal of Marmite. Looking at data from more than 100,000 23andMe research participants, scientits found three genetic variants associated with "loving" Marmite. 
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23andMe Looks at Data on E-Cigarette Use

August 18, 2021
By Alexa Reynoso, 23andMe Associate Scientist, Genetic Epidemiology The use of electronic cigarettes, or vaping, is associated with several unhealthy behaviors and traits particularly among young people, according to new...
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Living with Scleroderma

August 06, 2021
When Melissa Tarantino talks about facing challenges every day to her special needs students at a middle school near Sacramento, they listen. They all are aware that she knows what...
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Researchers identify genes associated with longer reproductive lifespan in women

August 04, 2021
A new study that identified genes linked to longer fertility in women comes as data show a sharp decline in birth rates during the pandemic, which accentuated a decades-long trend...
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A Conversation with the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s Gloria Blecha

July 26, 2021
Systemic sclerosis, a form of scleroderma, is a rare disease that causes the hardening of the body’s connective tissue. Gloria Blecha, the Director of Community Engagement at the Scleroderma Research...
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Scientists Cooperate to Map the Human Genetics of COVID-19

July 20, 2021
Earlier this summer, a consortium that included more than 3,000 researchers and scientists from around the world jointly published a summary analysis on genetic clues linked to both the susceptibility...
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Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

June 24, 2021
Recently we chatted with Bill Vick, founder of PF Warriors, a non-profit group for people living with pulmonary fibrosis, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Being diagnosed with IPF, as with...
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New Insights into the Use of Genetics to Study Rare Disease

June 21, 2021
Researchers at 23andMe described what is believed to be the largest genomic study of rare diseases ever done in a groundbreaking new paper. The study offers up a potential alternative method for gaining insight into these challenging-to-study conditions.
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