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New Genetic Associations for Rosacea Found

July 05, 2018
A new study found that seven gene regions associated with the chronic skin condition, rosacea, also play a role in skin pigmentation, immune response, and inflammation. The findings give new insight into the underlying biology of the disease and may hold clues for identifying drug targets used to treat it, according to the researchers at GlaxoSmithKline who collaborated with 23andMe to conduct the study.
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New Genetic Research on Nearsightedness

May 29, 2018
A massive new study by a consortium of researchers offers the most detailed view yet of the role genetics plays in nearsightedness.This is most extensive study of on nearsightedness to...
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Researchers studying personality traits improve method for identifying genetic associations

February 21, 2018
Scientists have found a new method that could help illuminate the many genetic variants that contribute to personality traits and psychological disorders.Both genetics and environmental factors influence personality. Estimates suggest...
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New phenome-wide association study offers insight into autoimmune diseases

December 07, 2017
With phenome-wide association studies scientists are able to take genetic variants and compared them across hundreds of different health-related traits to gather more insight into the biology and potential treatment for diseases.
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ASHG Contest: What would YOU ask?

October 16, 2017
This week the 23andMe Research Team joins over 6,500 fellow scientists in sharing our research at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Orlando. One of the most...
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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New genetic variants found to influence fertility

October 31, 2016
As part of a massive study that includes the contributions from scores of researchers across the globe, scientists have found a dozen genetic markers linked to fertility, offering hope to...
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Find Us At ASHG

October 13, 2016
Attending the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver next week?We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our...
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23andMe Scientists To Present New Findings

October 06, 2016
23andMe scientists will be at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver this month sharing a wide spectrum of interesting data that includes more on the genetics...
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Genetic variants found to Influence multiple traits and conditions

May 16, 2016
Researchers know that certain genes, or more accurately regions in our genes, are multitaskers, influencing a wide variety of traits and conditions that range from such things as the size...
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