23andMe Research

Parkinson’s Research Community Update

April 20, 2017
23andMe Parkinson's disease researchers plan to collect new types of data for their work.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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The Neanderthal Cookbook

March 15, 2017
It’s not quite waffles and paella, but it appears that Neanderthals were omnivores who adapted to eating whatever was available to them in the regions where they lived. DNA samples...
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The role of genetics in male-pattern baldness

March 08, 2017
In the largest genetic study of male patterned baldness to date, scientists at the University of Bonn working in collaboration with 23andMe and other institutions, have found more than 60...
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Fertility Study Launches

February 22, 2017
Women today often make decisions about their fertility largely based on age, but research has shown that environment, lifestyle, and genomics can also impact a woman’s ability to conceive. A...
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New Research on the Shared Genetics of Autoimmune Disease and Allergies

February 19, 2017
In what researchers believe is the largest genome-wide association study ever done on the shared genetics of allergy and autoimmune diseases, scientists have identified genetic variants that influence risk for...
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New genetic variant found to influence skin cancer risk

February 15, 2017
Researchers at Stanford and 23andMe shed more light on the genetics of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
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Black History Month Draws Attention to The Need for Diversity in Genetic Research

January 31, 2017
February is Black History Month offering us another opportunity to talk about diversity in genetic research and why it’s important for all of us. 23andMe’s mission has always been to...
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Genetic evidence of assortative mating in humans

January 10, 2017
If you think that opposites attract, you are likely mistaken, or at least that’s what the science says. Over a hundred years ago, researchers first discovered that couples are actually...
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Our Top Five from 2016

January 04, 2017
Just before we kick off another year of blogging, it’s worth taking a moment to look back and single out what for us were some of the big stories, breakthroughs...
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