Health and Traits

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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23andMe’s New Dandruff Report

April 02, 2019
You have a good head on your shoulders, but your genetics might be influencing whether or not you also have a little dandruff there.While we can’t brush it off for...
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It’s Not a Stretch to See 23andMe’s New Report on Stretch Marks

April 02, 2019
Pregnancy or rapid changes in weight can lead to stretch marks, but your genetics plays a vital role in whether you see those lines across your skin.23andMe scientists have identified...
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23andMe Offers New Genetic Report on Type 2 Diabetes

March 10, 2019
23andMe’s new Type 2 Diabetes report* offers customers insight into their likelihood of developing one of the most prevalent, pernicious, and yet preventable health conditions in the United States.This new...
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23andMe Offers a New Report on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

February 20, 2019
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is one of the most common genetic conditions, which is associated with very high levels of “bad” cholesterol. Elevated levels of cholesterol can lead to a higher...
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Feeling Woozy Over 23andMe’s New Report on Motion Sickness

February 07, 2019
If even the idea of a boat trip triggers a bit of nausea, you may be able to partly blame it on your genetics.23andMe scientists have identified more than 413...
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23andMe Receives FDA Clearance for Genetic Health Risk report that looks at a Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndrome

January 22, 2019
23andMe received FDA clearance to report on the two most common genetic variants influencing what is called MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome.This new clearance is part of...
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Your Digital Health Coach Is Here

January 08, 2019
Lark Health and 23andMe collaborated to create a new digital health coach that uses artificial intelligence (A.I), genetics and human coaching to help customers make healthy choices. Lark provides two options — a Wellness Program, for weight loss, and a CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program. Both leverage your 23andMe genetic information using clinically validated A.I. to generate personalized suggestions for diet and exercise.
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