23andMe Research

Depression does not discriminate

November 16, 2017
Elon Musk's discussion about his struggle with depression reveals that no one is immune to mental health issues, and adds impetus to the need for more research into the condition that affects 300 million worldwide.
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New research identifies more than a hundred immune-related genes associated with asthma and allergies

October 30, 2017
Researchers have identified new genomic regions associated with asthma, hay fever and eczema providing a deeper understanding about why these allergic diseases often occur together in people.
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23andMe’s Posters at ASHG 2017

October 30, 2017
23andMe posts it's poster presentations from the annual conference of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).
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New genetic associations found for restless legs syndrome

October 18, 2017
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of researchers identified new genetic variants associated with restless legs syndrome.Published in the journal Lancet Neurology, the study also identified...
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ASHG Contest: What would YOU ask?

October 16, 2017
This week the 23andMe Research Team joins over 6,500 fellow scientists in sharing our research at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Orlando. One of the most...
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23andMe At ASHG 2017

October 10, 2017
23andMe’s research team and its research will be well represented at the 2017 meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics being held in Orlando Florida.
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Update on 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research

October 06, 2017
Participants in the 23andMe Parkinson’s disease research initiative have contributed a vast amount of data, that has enabled our researchers and collaborators to improve our understanding of the genetics of...
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Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

October 04, 2017
Whether we want to be or not, we’re all on a clock — a biological one that ticks off a 24 hour day and regulates our waking and sleep cycle.With...
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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