A New 23andMe+ Report on HDL Cholesterol

July 21, 2021
Not all cholesterol is created equal. Understanding the difference between “good” and “bad” cholesterol, as well as your cholesterol levels, can help in your quest for a healthy heart.  The...
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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference

July 18, 2021
We don’t need an excuse to scoop up ice cream, but if you’re looking for one July 18th is National Ice Cream Day. For those who can’t indulge on that...
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23andMe’s Traits of Summer

July 15, 2021
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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How 23andMe predicted my likelihood of developing the “disease of kings.”

July 14, 2021
By Samantha Ancona Esselmann, Ph.D., 23andMe Product Scientist Are you at increased likelihood for high blood pressure, gout, or something else? Here’s how 23andMe determined your result… A few weeks...
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New 23andMe+ Eczema Report

June 23, 2021
Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and or discolored skin, and a lot of people have it. Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema,...
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Two New Medication Insight Reports for 23andMe+ Members

May 19, 2021
Most of us have at least one genetic variant that may alter how our bodies process certain commonly prescribed medications. Yet, very few of us know about it. That’s because...
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The Genetics of Allergies

April 15, 2021
For many people, sniffling, sneezing, and rubbing itchy eyes is a rite of spring. Pollen wafting through the air from budding trees, grasses, and flowers during spring triggers allergy attacks...
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Tasty Genetics of a Supertaster

March 30, 2021
It’s not a superpower, but the genetics behind being what some call a “supertaster” might make for a pretty good argument against eating your broccoli. Supertasters have the good fortune,...
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A New 23andMe Report on Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

March 17, 2021
23andMe recently added a new report on pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency, a rare genetic disorder that can result in chronic anemia and other serious complications.* This new Carrier Status report...
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Fear of Public Speaking

March 15, 2021
It's not quite the number one fear, but 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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