Parkinson’s

Coffee, Tea And 23andMe

September 27, 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 and Parkinson’s: Past, Present, and Future

May 01, 2012
About 1.5 million Americans have Parkinson’s and about 50,000 new patients are diagnosed each year. 23andMe has provided genetic results for Parkinson’s to customers since 2008 and yesterday we added five more factors to our report.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 02, 2012
During Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’ll be highlighting promising research and new findings in the fight against Parkinson’s. Along the way we hope to boost enrollment in 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community past 7,500 people, getting us that much closer to our ultimate goal of 10,000 people in the community.
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An Update On Our Parkinson’s Research Community

March 21, 2011
At 23andMe, we are committed to advancing understanding of human health and disease, and to giving everyone an opportunity to participate in scientific research that is meaningful for them. We...
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New Study Suggests LRRK2 G2019S Mutation Carriers are More Likely to Have Postural Instability and Gait Difficulty Type of Parkinson’s Disease

December 18, 2009
More than a million Americans have Parkinson’s disease, and another 50,000 are diagnosed each year. There is active research to try to understand this devastating condition, but scientists still don’t...
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SNPwatch: The Bad Driving Gene?

October 30, 2009
New research suggests that your skills behind the wheel may be affected by your genes. To better understand the effects of a variant in the BDNF gene on motor skills...
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On Our Way to 10,000: 23andMe Welcomes First Members of Parkinson’s Disease Community

April 13, 2009
We’ve set out to build the world’s largest online PD genetics community, and we’re thrilled to report that more than 2,000 people have enrolled  since the initiative was launched last...
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A New Approach to Research: The 23andMe Parkinson’s Disease Initiative

March 11, 2009
By 23andMe Co-Founders Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki We started 23andMe with a simple, yet expansive, vision: to take DNA into the mainstream.   In order to demystify genetics, we...
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