Health and Traits

23andMine

February 11, 2018
Just in time for Valentine's Day 23andMe looks at the data and finds that more people prefer salty snacks to sweet ones, and among those who like chocolate most prefer dark.
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Honoring Henrietta Lacks

February 02, 2018
Even after a best-selling book and countless articles, few of us know the name Henrietta Lacks — but we should.Henrietta LacksThe young African American mother of five, who died in...
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New 23andMe Report on Celiac Disease

October 20, 2017
Only a small percentage of people with sensitivity to wheat, have celiac disease, in which gluten triggers an immune response that can damage the small intestines. This can affect the absorption of nutrients and lead to painful digestive and problems.
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23andMe Adds New Genetic Health Risk Reports

August 28, 2017
23andMe released two new genetic health risk reports for customers for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
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Science With A Little Altitude

August 09, 2017
23andMe scientist collects data while trekking to Everest base camp to record in real time the impact of altitude on the human body. With enough data from people it may be possible to see why some of us do better than others at higher elevations.
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Learn More About 23andMe’s New Genetic Health Risk Reports

May 19, 2017
23andMe recently started offering customers new Genetic Health Risk reports that have received FDA authorization. Below we’ve highlighted some important features in these reports to help you get more out...
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23andMe Releases First-of-its Kind Genetic Weight Report

March 02, 2017
Large scale genetic and non-genetic data plus machine learning, used to provide personalized portraits of how genes and lifestyle impact weight Have you ever wondered if it’s your genes keeping...
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Sleepy Time

February 25, 2017
The right genes may be the secret to a good nights rest and better health.
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Our Take On The MTHFR Gene

January 05, 2017
The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene, more commonly known as MTHFR, is the most asked-about gene by 23andMe customers. Some websites and products have made bold claims that common genetic variants in...
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Holiday Party Genetics

December 19, 2016
Some of the dos and don’t of your annual office holiday party should be kind of obvious – don’t hit on your boss and maybe take it easy on the...
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