Help Solving A Personal Medical Mystery

February 11, 2021
It started with bad sinus infections, then regular bouts of bronchitis, a seasonal cycle that gradually worsened over three decades. About ten years ago, this cycle evolved into pneumonia, putting...
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Take Action for Heart Health

February 01, 2021
February is American Heart Month: a time to learn about heart disease and healthy lifestyle actions you can take to prevent it.  Heart disease is responsible for over 600,000 deaths...
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23andMe’s New COVID-19 Severity Calculator

January 27, 2021
Using insights from 23andMe’s COVID-19 Research Study, our scientists have created a new interactive tool to help people better understand factors that contribute to a higher risk for hospitalizations due...
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23andMe’s New Lifestyle Dashboard

January 25, 2021
The biggest changes often start with the smallest of steps, and that is particularly true with your health. With our new Lifestyle Dashboards, 23andMe wants to help you along that...
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Physicians Increasingly Comfortable Discussing Consumer DNA Testing with Patients

January 15, 2021
In the last two years as interest in consumer DNA testing continues to remain strong, primary care physicians have become increasingly comfortable with discussing these results with their patients, a...
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Take Some Time With Family for Your Health

November 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be different than almost any other. With the pandemic still raging, many people are skipping in-person family gatherings. A recent survey commissioned by 23andMe indicates that fewer...
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23andMe’s New Family Health History Tree

September 29, 2020
The history you share with your family connects you to your past, but it can also ground you in the present, and help prepare you for tomorrow. This is most...
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23andMe Offers a New Report on APOL1-Related Chronic Kidney Disease

August 05, 2020
23andMe added a new Genetic Health Risk report on APOL1-related chronic kidney disease that has particular relevance for customers with African ancestry.
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Improvements to 23andMe’s G6PD Deficiency Report

June 25, 2020
23andMe updated its G6PD Deficiency Genetic Health Risk Report* that now includes the two most common variants linked to G6PD  deficiency, a condition that can lead to episodes of anemia. The update makes this report more comprehensive, and relevant for more people. 
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COVID-19 and the immune system’s double-edged sword

April 24, 2020
We don’t yet know all the factors that influence our immune systems’ responses to COVID-19. Research shows there are clear genetic differences in susceptibility to other infectious diseases — with much of that variation found in genes involved in the immune system. But our environment likely plays a big role in how well our immune systems function, too.
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