Health and Traits

New Studies On Breast Cancer Risk

June 17, 2014
Two new studies done by researchers in France and the United States connect the dots between the number of moles women have and their risk for developing breast cancer. Published...
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Parkinson’s Symptoms Different For Men and Women

April 02, 2014
(Editor’s note: The first sentence in this post has been corrected. An editing error included the statement that preliminary research showed that onset for Parkinson’s in women begins earlier. That...
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What Patients Say Works For Depression

February 05, 2014
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alex Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether The top treatments for depression are simple lifestyle changes, according to patients who...
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What Patients Say Works For High Cholesterol

January 20, 2014
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alex Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether If part of your plan for 2014 is to eat healthier, exercise, and...
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A Gut Bug, Genetics and Treating Serious Stomach Diseases

December 19, 2013
By Bertram Koelsch Do you know the bacteria H. pylori? Well, H. pylori may already know you.H. pylori, a bacterium that lives in the mucus of the stomach and tolerates...
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23andMe Provides An Update Regarding FDA’s Review

December 05, 2013
By Anne Wojcicki After discussion with officials from the Food and Drug Administration today, 23andMe will comply with the FDA’s directive and stop offering new consumers access to health-related genetic...
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The DNA of Thanksgiving

November 21, 2013
You learned to like the foods you grew up with, but did you know that genetics also play a role in your food preferences? In addition to influencing your sensitivity...
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23andMovember

November 14, 2013
Maybe you’re planning to sport a Tom Selleck, or the tricky Rollie Fingers’ style, or you’re going Wild West with a bushy Wyatt Earp, but can you doublehelix? It’s “No...
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A 23andMe Gout Out

October 10, 2013
It turns out that genetics has a lot to do with whether someone will suffer from gout – the disease once associated with gluttonous indulgence and King Henry VIII. Diet...
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Tasty Genetics

September 23, 2013
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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