Oprah Winfrey

New genetic variants found to influence risk of hypothyroidism

April 13, 2012
What do media mogul Oprah Winfrey, actress Mary-Louise Parker, and Olympic runner Carl Lewis have in common? All three have been diagnosed with a condition that recently gained "celebrity" status. Not much is known about the genetics of this condition, but 23andMe's latest publication highlights several novel genetic factors discovered through our web-based, participatory research.
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