genetic association

SNPwatch: Common Genetic Factors Associated with “Blue Babies”

February 22, 2013
Image by Mariana Ruiz LadyofHats [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons New research suggests that a once-fatal congenital heart defect – sometimes called “blue baby syndrome” – is influenced by genetic...
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Novel Genetic Findings for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

October 12, 2012
Dave Hinds is a Principal Scientist in Statistical Genetics.   Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. 23andMe is passionate about...
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Back-to-School: The Genetics of Learning from Your Mistakes

September 11, 2012
For back-to-school month we’re running a series of posts on genetic factors that may impact learning. Here we describe a variant that may influence a person’s ability to learn from...
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23andMe and Parkinson’s: Past, Present, and Future

May 01, 2012
About 1.5 million Americans have Parkinson’s and about 50,000 new patients are diagnosed each year. 23andMe has provided genetic results for Parkinson’s to customers since 2008 and yesterday we added five more factors to our report.
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SNPwatch: “Environment” also genetic?

April 04, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Large Studies Find New Associations for Colorectal Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes

March 31, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Why You Gave Your Parents a Hard Time Growing Up

January 30, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Next Year It’s Martinelli’s…

January 24, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Common SNP in Heart Attacks and Statin Effectiveness

January 23, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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