health reports

A Conversation with Health Content Scientist Robert Borkowski

October 13, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s content curation team. This team of 23andMe scientists has the unique job of...
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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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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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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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Health Watch: 78 New and Updated Health Reports in 2011

January 20, 2012
In 2011, 23andMe added or updated 78 health reports. Many of these reports fall into the “disease risk” category and cover complex conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, coronary heart disease, and...
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