Health and Traits

Live Long And Prosper

September 25, 2015
We all measure our age in years, but results of a study lead by researchers at Kings College in London found what may be a better measurement of age –...
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Chew on This

August 28, 2015
After reading a recent Slate piece, we thought it might be worth taking one more bite at Misophonia. It’s one of those conditions that you might not know is a...
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23andMoo

June 28, 2015
New research suggests that it took a long time before Europeans could actually benefit from consuming milk. Looking at DNA samples from the remains for more than 100 individuals who lived in Eurasia from 3,000 to 5,000 years ago, researchers in Norway found that it took a surprisingly long time before Europeans could tolerate milk.
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More Alike Than Different

June 23, 2015
The twins Greg and Alex Abbas were always really good in math and science.They sounded exactly alike on the phone. They could each play the piano, and they both became...
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Good Morning Friend

June 11, 2015
They’ve been friends since the first grade, so Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, YouTube stars with their own daily show, decided to see if there might be some deeper explanation...
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Citizen Scientist

April 14, 2015
Along with having some very talented scientists and engineers on staff, 23andMe is lucky to have some customers who are equally accomplished.Dr. Ann Turner, MD One of those is Dr....
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Genetics found to influence risk for rosacea

March 11, 2015
A new study by researchers from Stanford Medical School and 23andMe is the first to identify genetic variants associated with rosacea, a chronic skin disease estimated to affect more than...
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Too Many Teardrops

March 10, 2015
Grab a tissue for this – your genes may make you more prone to cry, and if you cry easily you are at higher odds to have been diagnosed with...
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Salty Or Sweet

March 05, 2015
Whether you are more apt to reach for a handful of potato chips or go for the bowl of candy may have something to do with your genetics. Looking at...
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Feeling Woozy, Motion Sickness Redux

February 18, 2015
We’re feeling a little dizzy trying to keep track of all the coverage 23andMe’s new study on motion sickness received or it might just be this infographic. The paper, which...
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