Improvements to 23andMe’s G6PD Deficiency Report

June 25, 2020
23andMe updated its G6PD Deficiency Genetic Health Risk Report* that now includes the two most common variants linked to G6PD  deficiency, a condition that can lead to episodes of anemia. The update makes this report more comprehensive, and relevant for more people. 
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Raising Awareness

February 03, 2020
As we celebrate Black History Month, we want to raise awareness about some of the conditions 23andMe reports on that are common among people of African ancestry, including Sickle Cell Anemia, G6PD deficiency, Hereditary Amyloidosis (TTR-Related), and Beta Thalassemia and Related Hemoglobinopathies.
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Good News About Health Reports

April 06, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted 23andMe authorization to offer ten genetic health risk reports including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, and a condition associated with harmful...
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Recommended Reading: The 10,000 Year Explosion

February 20, 2009
Almost since the 1871 publication of “The Descent of Man,” in which Charles Darwin applied his theory of natural selection to the human species, biologists have argued over whether the...
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