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Wait for it, new genetic research on impulsivity

December 11, 2017
Working with 23andMe, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found genetic correlations for ‘delay discounting,’ that overlap with several neuropsychiatric conditions, such ADHD, depression, smoking dependency and being overweight.
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New research finds genetic association for detached earlobes

November 30, 2017
An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Pittsburg have identified dozens of genetic associations for detached earlobes, a seemingly simple trait that is much more complex than once thought and could yield insights into serious genetic conditions.
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New research identifies more than a hundred immune-related genes associated with asthma and allergies

October 30, 2017
Researchers have identified new genomic regions associated with asthma, hay fever and eczema providing a deeper understanding about why these allergic diseases often occur together in people.
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23andMe’s Posters at ASHG 2017

October 30, 2017
23andMe posts it's poster presentations from the annual conference of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).
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New genetic associations found for restless legs syndrome

October 18, 2017
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of researchers identified new genetic variants associated with restless legs syndrome.Published in the journal Lancet Neurology, the study also identified...
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23andMe At ASHG 2017

October 10, 2017
23andMe’s research team and its research will be well represented at the 2017 meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics being held in Orlando Florida.
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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New Genetic Associations for Parkinson’s Disease Identified

September 11, 2017
Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs to treat the disease.
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New Study Finds Genetic Links for Risk of Premature Births

September 06, 2017
For the first time, researchers have identified genetic variants that put some women at a higher risk of having a premature baby — findings that may ultimately help scientists prevent what is the leading cause of childhood mortality worldwide.
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Research Confirms Genetic Associations For Personality Traits

August 22, 2017
Recent success in genetic research into personality has opened up the hunt for more genetic signals associated with psychological and behavioral traits.
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