Accessibility and Me

January 22, 2021
By Joe Banks, 23andMe Tech Lead Editor’s note: This post by 23andMe’s Joe Banks, first appeared on 23andMe’s engineering blog. We’re reprinting an excerpt of it here to highlight issues...
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Physicians Increasingly Comfortable Discussing Consumer DNA Testing with Patients

January 15, 2021
In the last two years as interest in consumer DNA testing continues to remain strong, primary care physicians have become increasingly comfortable with discussing these results with their patients, a...
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23andMe Researchers Develop A Better Way to Estimate Skin Cancer Risk

January 08, 2021
A team of scientists at 23andMe created a new model to better estimate skin cancer risk, one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer. Details of the new model...
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23andMe Helps Adoptee Find Birth Family

January 06, 2021
It wasn’t until she was 30 that Bonnie dared to search for the details of her birth.An adoptee with loving parents and a brother and sister she adored, Bonnie said...
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23andMe Christmas Gifts Reunite Mother and Son

December 22, 2020
By Amanda McCorquodaleFor Christmas a few years ago, Tami Hawley’s brother gave her a 23andMe kit, a life-changing gift that ultimately connected her to the son she’d given up for...
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23andMe Employees Hear from Customers 

December 16, 2020
Clockwise from upper left, 23andMe’s Jhulianna Cintron, the moderator for this year’s customer panel, with Kimberly (upper left), Jason, and Lynn. This holiday, 23andMe invited three customers to join us...
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Insights from 23andMe’s Study of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

December 11, 2020
In July, 23andMe launched a large-scale study of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious disease that scars the lungs for reasons that scientists have yet to understand.23andMe currently has more...
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Preliminary Results from the Parkinson’s Impact Baseline Survey

December 10, 2020
By Eli Chanoff, 23andMe Research AssociateParkinson’s disease (PD) has been a central focus of 23andMe’s research since our company’s early years. Over more than a decade, we have grown a...
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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can...
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using...
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