Common Misconceptions Healthcare Professionals have about 23andMe

September 09, 2019
By Eloycsia Ratliff, MPH, 23andMe Medical Education Project ManagerEditor’s note: This is the second in an occasional series about 23andMe’s Medical Education program.We sometimes hear misconceptions from healthcare professionals about...
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23andMe’s New BRCA1/BRCA2 Report

April 11, 2018
23andMe's new BRCA1/BRCA2 (Selected Variants) report looks at three variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes associated with an increased risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. These three variants are most common in people of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, but having one of these variants carries serious risk no matter your ancestry.
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An FDA Update For 23andMe Customers

March 31, 2014
Over the last few months we’ve heard from many of you asking about where 23andMe stands in the FDA authorization process, so here is the latest. To remind you, back...
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23andMe Provides An Update Regarding FDA’s Review

December 05, 2013
By Anne Wojcicki After discussion with officials from the Food and Drug Administration today, 23andMe will comply with the FDA’s directive and stop offering new consumers access to health-related genetic...
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A 23andMe Gout Out

October 10, 2013
It turns out that genetics has a lot to do with whether someone will suffer from gout – the disease once associated with gluttonous indulgence and King Henry VIII. Diet...
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23andMe’s Health Content Scientists

June 28, 2013
You might know them as bloggers, but several of our main contributors are Health Content Scientists here at 23andMe. Their day-to-day work touches on nearly every aspect of what 23andMe...
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Health Watch: New Year’s Resolutions, Reproduction and Rare Diseases

March 21, 2012
Like many people around the world, the health content team at 23andMe rang in 2012 with resolutions of staying healthy and it seemed fitting to delve into the genetics underlying...
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