Health and Traits

23andMe Offers New Genetic Report on Type 2 Diabetes

March 10, 2019
23andMe’s new type 2 diabetes report* offers customers insight into their likelihood of developing one of the most prevalent, pernicious, and yet preventable health conditions in the United States.This new...
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23andMe Offers a New Report on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

February 20, 2019
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is one of the most common genetic conditions, which is associated with very high levels of “bad” cholesterol. Elevated levels of cholesterol can lead to a higher...
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Feeling Woozy Over 23andMe’s New Report on Motion Sickness

February 07, 2019
If even the idea of a boat trip triggers a bit of nausea, you may be able to partly blame it on your genetics.23andMe scientists have identified more than 413...
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23andMe Receives FDA Clearance for Genetic Health Risk report that looks at a Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndrome

January 22, 2019
23andMe received FDA clearance to report on the two most common genetic variants influencing what is called MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome.This new clearance is part of...
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Your Digital Health Coach Is Here

January 08, 2019
Lark Health and 23andMe collaborated to create a new digital health coach that uses artificial intelligence (A.I), genetics and human coaching to help customers make healthy choices. Lark provides two options — a Wellness Program, for weight loss, and a CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program. Both leverage your 23andMe genetic information using clinically validated A.I. to generate personalized suggestions for diet and exercise.
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23andMe’s New Carrier Status Report on Familial Mediterranean Fever

December 20, 2018
23andMe added a new Carrier Status report on familial Mediterranean fever, a genetic disorder that can include periodic fevers and inflammation in the abdomen, chest or joints.
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23andMe’s Team of Genetic Counselors

November 08, 2018
As part of Genetic Counselor Awareness Day, we're introducing three of the genetic counselors we have on staff at 23andMe and the important work they do.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 02, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to draw attention and support for the importance of early detection and treatment of this disease. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness...
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Happy International Coffee Day

October 01, 2018
One day for International Coffee Day doesn’t seem good enough, but we’ll take it and look at how your genetics plays a role in caffeine consumption.Using data from other customers...
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Raising Awareness Of Celiac Disease

September 13, 2018
Today is National Celiac Awareness Day, meant to raise awareness of the about three million Americans with celiac disease, and most — like Charlie, a paleontologist and 23andMe customer — spend years not ever being diagnosed.
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