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Genetic Study of Nicotine and Alcohol Use Offers Insight into Addiction

January 16, 2019
A new genetic study looking at smoking and drinking has confirmed much of what we already know about their impact on your health, but the study also found genetic associations...
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23andMe Adds 1000+ More Regions and 30+ New Reports for Our Most Refined View of Ancestry To-Date

January 15, 2019
When it comes to calculating 23andMe customers’ Ancestry Composition results, details are invariably what matter most: more specificity, more interactivity, more opportunities to draw meaning about how we are all...
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The Genetics of Taking Risks

January 14, 2019
A massive new study that included data from more than a million people suggests that genetics may nudge some individuals toward more risky behavior like smoking, drinking, and speeding.Conducted by...
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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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23andMe: Five Things from 2018

December 30, 2018
Before we kick off the New Year, let’s look back and highlight a few important moments for us here at 23andMe in 2018.The Power of Big DataFor some types of...
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23andMe Looks at New Year’s Resolutions

December 27, 2018
23andMe scientists have studied three years of survey data to find out more about who makes and keep their New Year's resolutions.
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Study Points to New Genetic Underpinnings for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

December 21, 2018
In the largest genetic study to date on Polycystic ovary syndrome, a leading cause of female infertility, an international team of scientists using data from more than 100,000 women including data from consenting 23andMe customers, found new genetic associations for the condition and further evidence of its associations with metabolic disorders, menopause, and depression.
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23andMe’s New Carrier Status Report on Familial Mediterranean Fever

December 20, 2018
23andMe added a new Carrier Status report on familial Mediterranean fever, a genetic disorder that can include periodic fevers and inflammation in the abdomen, chest or joints.
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I Scream, You Scream, Our Genes Scream for Ice Cream!

December 19, 2018
To learn more about the genetics of ice cream consumption and taste preference, 23andMe researchers found genetic associations near genes in the olfactory receptor family as well as surprising associations with genes that influence preferences for milk chocolate or dark chocolate.
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23andMe Help Connect Siblings for A Reunion Decades in the Making

December 14, 2018
Brian, an adoptee raised in California, used 23andMe to find first his brother JJ and then two more brothers and two sisters. They all met this year in Ohio for a reunion.
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