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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation Predicts Hepatitis C Treatment Success

August 17, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Researchers Look To The Future Of Obesity Genetics

June 18, 2009
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who purchased prior to November 22, 2013 will...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation That Reduces Immune Cell Activity May Lessen Severity of Lung Damage in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

February 25, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Very Personalized Medicine: Genome Sequencing Reveals Mutations Behind One Woman’s Cancer

November 05, 2008
Understanding the genetic changes that lead to different cancers is key to more effective diagnosis and treatment of the disease. And thanks to the availability of faster, cheaper genome sequencing...
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The World in a Pipette: Two Studies Look at Human DNA Diversity

February 21, 2008
If you take two members of the human race at random and ask how much their genomes differ, you’ll get a surprising answer: they’re almost identical. On average, for every...
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Nature Genetics Editorial: When Customers Become Collaborators

January 29, 2008
An editorial in the February issue of Nature Genetics makes a number of excellent points about the potential that personal genomics services such as 23andMe have to directly engage the...
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