asthma

Crowdsource Treatments for Health Conditions

April 19, 2018
23andMe launched a new page on conditions and to use crowdsourced data on the effectiveness of treatments on 18 difference health conditions, including asthma, depression and migraines.
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A Need for Diversity in Research

February 15, 2018
In honor of Black History Month, several 23andMe researchers participated in a two-day event in honor of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science.On top of honoring Henrietta’s life, the...
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New research identifies more than a hundred immune-related genes associated with asthma and allergies

October 30, 2017
Researchers have identified new genomic regions associated with asthma, hay fever and eczema providing a deeper understanding about why these allergic diseases often occur together in people.
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New Research on the Shared Genetics of Autoimmune Disease and Allergies

February 19, 2017
In what researchers believe is the largest genome-wide association study ever done on the shared genetics of allergy and autoimmune diseases, scientists have identified genetic variants that influence risk for...
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A new methodology helps identify four new asthma risk genes

September 28, 2016
Sorting through hundreds of genetic risk variants for asthma, Australian scientists – with input and data from researchers at 23andMe – have identified an association between asthma and the expression...
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Dirt Don’t Hurt

August 11, 2016
A little farmyard dust might the difference in bolstering against asthma and allergies, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Although the study was very...
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Asthma in African American Children

May 26, 2016
Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Asthma can start with simple tightness in the chest, but end in an epic battle to breathe.So whether you are black or white, Asian or...
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Genetic variants found to Influence multiple traits and conditions

May 16, 2016
Researchers know that certain genes, or more accurately regions in our genes, are multitaskers, influencing a wide variety of traits and conditions that range from such things as the size...
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Mobile Research at 23andMe

March 21, 2016
23andMe announced this week that it would add access to genetic information to ResearchKit, an open source framework introduced by Apple that allows researchers and developers to create powerful apps...
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The Neanderthal Advantage

January 13, 2016
We might not give Neanderthals much respect, but modern humans probably owe our survival, at least in part, to our now-extinct short and burly ancient cousins. A new study by...
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