health

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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Designing the New 23andMe Homepage

June 22, 2016
A Personalized Guide to the Incredible You By Scott Andress, Director of Product Design at 23andMe Your 23andMe results have arrived. The day you’ve been waiting for is here. It’s...
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The Lasting Legacy of Neanderthals

February 18, 2016
New research by scientists at Vanderbilt University adds to our understanding of the legacy of our ancient cousins, the Neanderthals. The study looked specifically at health conditions, finding associations between...
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A Conversation with Health Product Scientists Bertram Koelsch

October 06, 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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23andMe Recognized As One of the Bay Area’s Healthiest Employers

September 09, 2014
At 23andMe our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. A big part of doing so is to help people make better decisions about...
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The Future of Genetics in People’s Lives

March 09, 2014
At her South-by-Southwest Interactive keynote, 23andMe CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki explained that genetic information will soon be part of our everyday lives. “Genetic information is reaching a critical mass,”...
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23andMe Friends Club

November 12, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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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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Crowdsourcing Health Conditions

August 27, 2012
Click on the image above for the interactive visualization. Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post....
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The Most Common Genetic Disease

July 02, 2012
It’s the most common genetic disease you never heard of. Hemochromatosis, sometimes called the “Celtic Curse,” affects an estimated one in every 300 Americans, but many who have it have no idea they do.
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