Migraines

The role of genetics in migraines

June 20, 2016
In the largest-ever genetic study of migraines, a group of scientists led by researchers at Harvard and at the Broad Institute found dozens of new genetic variants associated with these...
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Feeling Woozy, Motion Sickness Redux

February 18, 2015
We’re feeling a little dizzy trying to keep track of all the coverage 23andMe’s new study on motion sickness received or it might just be this infographic. The paper, which...
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Genetics found to influence likelihood of motion sickness

January 28, 2015
If a bumpy ride in the back of a car makes you nauseated, blame it on your genetics, according to the first ever genome-wide association study on motion sickness done...
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What Patients Say Works (And Doesn’t) for Migraines

September 18, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. Eight of the top ten patient-reported treatments for Migraine are simple lifestyle changes, not drugs. CureTogether – a free...
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Mutiny (and Headaches) on the Bounty

May 24, 2013
By Robin Smith, Health Content Scientist at 23andMe Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. In January of 1790, a small band of mutineers from the HMS Bounty evaded capture by the...
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Introducing a Do-It-Yourself Revolution in Disease Research

July 07, 2009
There’s a high likelihood that a disease of some sort affects you or one of your relatives – every family seems to have ripples in its gene pool that define...
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