AMD

23andMe Adds New Genetic Health Risk Reports

August 28, 2017
23andMe released two new genetic health risk reports for customers for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
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Genetics And That Striped Dress

March 20, 2015
Yeah, it’s that damn dress again. If you haven’t been online recently you might have missed it, otherwise you know exactly which striped dress we’re talking about. You know, the...
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For Your Eyes Only

May 21, 2013
Genetics plays a big role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the leading causes of vision loss among older Americans.Luckily, there are ways to lower the...
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Barfly Genetics

January 24, 2013
You probably know that smoking and excessive drinking are bad for you. But did you know that your genetics also factor into how much those vices can impact your health?...
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SNPwatch: More Genetic Variations Linked to AMD, a Leading Cause of Vision Loss

April 14, 2010
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of irreversible vision loss in the western world among people over 60.The two forms of the disease — wet and dry...
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SNPwatch: AMD Linked to Yet Another Immune System Gene

October 07, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Meet the Team: Marcela

October 03, 2008
Meet Marcela, a product manager at 23andMe. A product manager represents the customer’s needs while also considering engineering constraints and business requirements. Her most recent projects were focused on building...
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SNPwatch: SNP Linked to Dry-type Macular Degeneration Could Spell Trouble For Experimental Wet-type Treatment

August 28, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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