New genetic associations for nearsightedness

March 31, 2020
A new study found previously unknown genetic mechanisms for myopia, or nearsightedness, including associations with circadian rhythms, as well as skin, eye and hair pigmentation.
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Study Finds Health Impact for Early Puberty in Boys

March 24, 2020
Early puberty in boys is associated with shorter lifespans, according to a new genetic study by researchers at the University of Cambridge.
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New Genetic Research on Skin Cancer

March 19, 2020
A large new study led by researchers at the University of Indiana that included data from 23andMe has found new genetic associations for squamous cell skin cancers.
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Women Who Advanced Genetic Science

March 12, 2020
For Women's History Month, 23andMe is highlighting a few women scientists who have helped advance our knowledge of genetics.
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New Genetic Associations Identified for Heart Failure

March 02, 2020
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University identified three genes associated with heart failure, using 23andMe data to replicate their findings.
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Behind-the-Scenes of the Largest Dataset of Parkinson’s Patient-Reported Outcomes 

February 24, 2020
A new paper outlines how 23andMe and the Michael J. Fox Foundation are collecting and sharing data as part of their Parkinson's research efforts.
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23andMe Studies Healthy Behavior Change

February 13, 2020
Why are some of us able to more easily make healthy behavior changes, and others struggle? 23andMe is researching both the genetic and non-factors around making healthy behavior changes.
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The Genetics of Loneliness and its Impact on Health

January 27, 2020
Humans are social animals. We thrive through contact with other people, and the importance of that connection can be seen by what happens in its absence. Several studies have shown the...
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Genes and Behaviors Associated with New Year’s Resolutions

January 13, 2020
23andMe has studied the genetic and non-genetic factors involved with making and keeping New Year's resolutions.
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23andMe Research Highlights from 2019

January 03, 2020
Capping the decade 23andMe Research Highlights in 2019 capped a decade of innovation. Over the last ten years, 23andMe researchers have completed or collaborated on more than 150 published studies. The pace of that discovery, and the breadth of our research, has only grown over time illustrated in the papers published in 2019 alone. 
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