23andMe Research

23andMe Research and Insight on the Go

November 22, 2015
Answering quick and simple surveys allows our scientists to make important discoveries. 23andMe’s new mobile application is changing how genetic research is done. The new app offers unique access into...
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What’s New In Parkinson’s Research

November 18, 2015
The panel discussing Parkinson’s Progression Marker Initiative at the MJFF’s Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Conference in New York. From implanting cells into the brain to prevent the loss of dopamine producing...
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New Developments in Parkinson’s Diagnosis and Treatment

November 11, 2015
In two recent reports , Parkinson’s researchers describe findings that may lead to new ways of detecting early signs of the disease and a potential new treatment. In the first...
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Genetics found to influence puberty timing in girls and boys

November 09, 2015
By looking at data on when boys’ voices first broke as a way to time the onset of puberty, researchers at the University of Cambridge have completed a first-of-its-kind genetic...
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23andMe And Drug Discovery

October 28, 2015
The sobering fact about drug development is that it takes too long and costs too much money. 23andMe wants to change all that. At the annual meeting of the American...
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Genetics found to influence eczema risk across multiple ancestries

October 19, 2015
In what is by far the largest genome wide association study on the common skin condition eczema, researchers led by a team at the University of Bristol in the UK,...
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A Reference of Human Genetic Variation

October 04, 2015
One of 23andMe’s newest scientists, Adam Auton, had his first day on Monday, and by Wednesday had two new papers on human genetic variation published in the journal Nature. Not...
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New genetic variants found to influence polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) risk

September 29, 2015
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge and ten other institutions, including 23andMe, has uncovered half-a-dozen genetic variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common reproductive disorder...
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Genetic Influences on Bone Density and Fractures

September 14, 2015
A large new study spearheaded by researchers at Montreal’s McGill University found a rare genetic variant with a large impact on bone mineral density and the propensity for some people...
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Allergies And The Hygiene Hypothesis

September 03, 2015
Bolstering the theory that modern society’s fixation on cleanliness might actually be hurting the development of healthy immune systems in children, a new study published this week in the journal...
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