23andMe Offers a New Report on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

February 20, 2019
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is one of the most common genetic conditions, which is associated with very high levels of “bad” cholesterol. Elevated levels of cholesterol can lead to a higher...
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Genetic Research Could Lead to New Cholesterol Drugs

July 27, 2009
Mutations are bad, right? Not always.  Some DNA changes are completely neutral. That’s how the human genome came to have so many variations. And some mutations are actually advantageous. A...
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Study of Common Variants Finds Rare Mutation With Implications For Heart Disease Prevention

December 15, 2008
Genome-wide association studies, the research projects that connect SNPs to different traits and conditions (and fuel much of the 23andMe Health and Traits feature), focus on fairly common genetic variations...
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