carrier status

The Gene Machine

March 24, 2017
Each expectant parent brings their own unique mix of emotions to pregnancy, but all of them share the same hope of simply having a healthy and happy baby. Couples go...
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Planning Ahead

June 09, 2016
There’s a time when all of us settle down, but Robert isn’t there quite yet. He’s 29, single and has a good job as an architect. He’s in no rush,...
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Genetic Testing Pre-Pregnancy

April 13, 2016
By Erynn Gordon, MS, LCGC 23andMe’s Director of Clinical Development Testing in pregnancy can be a little overwhelming for prospective parents – blood tests, glucose challenge, ultrasounds, fetal nonstress tests....
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The New 23andMe Experience

November 23, 2015
23andMe offers a look into what your genes say about you, and this week the first wave of our customers will begin getting that glimpse through our new experience. The...
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23andSee

October 20, 2015
Packed tightly into each of your 23 pairs of chromosomes are long strands of DNA that are busting with information about you. Unlocking that library of information can tell you...
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What The FDA Decision Means For 23andMe Customers

February 19, 2015
What does getting this marketing authorization mean for existing and future customers? As the first direct to consumer genetic test to complete the regulatory pathway, 23andMe’s Bloom Syndrome Carrier Status...
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Battling Against A Common Genetic Disease

July 09, 2012
It’s the most common genetic disorder in the United States, but Milo Sharp had never heard of it before. He would have remained unaware of the lurking threat but for his wife’s interest in genetics. When he looked at his 23andMe results, "it was kind of surprising – I found not just one (variant) but two that put me at higher risk for hemochromatosis,” Milo said.
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Health Watch: 78 New and Updated Health Reports in 2011

January 20, 2012
In 2011, 23andMe added or updated 78 health reports. Many of these reports fall into the “disease risk” category and cover complex conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, coronary heart disease, and...
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Before You Are Pregnant…

January 12, 2012
My sister learned she was a carrier for a recessive disease, Bloom syndrome, late in one of her pregnancies. I remember the panicked call and the weeks of worry as...
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