Health and Traits

23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 02, 2019
23andMe offers a handful of trait reports that are particularly relevant this summer that look at hair photobleaching, freckling, mosquito bite frequency, and ice cream flavor preference.
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

June 28, 2019
A new 23andMe trait report gives you the scoop on the genetics behind your ice cream flavor preference, or at least whether you’re more likely to ask for vanilla or...
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23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants

June 27, 2019
23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in the MUTYH gene (Y179C and G396D) associated with a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, MUTYH-associated...
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23andMe’s My Health Action Plan

June 20, 2019
The initial release of My Health Action Plan is part of 23andMe’s continued push to create personalized health recommendations based on genetics and lifestyle that our customers can benefit from.
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Fear Not Public Speaking: New Report

June 11, 2019
About a quarter of Americans report having a fear of public speaking, and it turns out that some of that fear can be attributed to genetics. 23andMe's new trait report looks at one's likelihood of having a fear of public speaking.
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23andMe Steps Out with Two New Trait Reports

May 16, 2019
Put up your feet and check out two new 23andMe trait reports that look all the way down to your toes. Using a statistical model and data from almost half a...
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23andMe Adds Another Important Condition to Health Communities

April 30, 2019
Starting today, 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service customers can access a new Health Community page, focused on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common form of inherited heart disease. The new HCM...
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People Want to Know About Potential Health Risks

April 25, 2019
A new national survey shows a keen interest in DNA testing primarily driven by people’s desire to know more about their potential health risks.The survey, conducted by 23andMe in the...
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Spit Podcast Takes on Type 2 Diabetes

April 24, 2019
Recorded in front of a live audience at this year’s SXSW conference in Austin, the latest episode of Spit, an iHeartRadio podcast with 23andMe tackles one of our most significant...
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A New 23andMe Genetic Health Risk Report Brings to Light Underdiagnosed Condition

April 09, 2019
23andMe's new report on TTR-related hereditary amyloidosis looks at the three most common variants associated with this little known and underdiagnosed genetic condition.
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