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New genetic variants found to influence risk of asthma with hay fever

January 28, 2014
Working with researchers from Australia’s QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 23andMe scientists completed the first ever genome-wide association study combining asthma and hay fever phenotypes. While the susceptibility to both...
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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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What Women Say Works Best for PMS

August 26, 2013
By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Some of the most effective treatments for women with symptoms from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), are also some of the simplest. CureTogether – a free...
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Genetics found to influence likelihood of stretch marks

August 22, 2013
Stretch marks are enough to send some new moms into a post partum panic. That might be what fuels the estimated $5 billion to $10 billion spent on salves and...
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The Genetics of Bellies and Burgers

August 21, 2013
By Nick Furlotte and Shirley Wu For many of us, the battle of the bulge is more like an all-out war. We all know people who can eat whatever they...
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More Diversity Needed in Genetic Research

August 20, 2013
By Anne Pinckard The high rates of type 2 diabetes in some minority communities as well as the rates for prostate cancer among African American men are a good illustration...
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Bug Bite Genetics

June 25, 2013
Some of us get mosquito bites that look more like marble-sized welts while others get bites that barely leave a mark. It turns out that our genetics plays a role...
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What Patients Say Works for Anxiety

May 13, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this graphic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 18 percent...
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People Powered Research

May 06, 2013
by Anne Pinckard “’You have been asking me questions and taking my blood for years, but I do not know anything about what you have found.’” These words, spoken by...
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What Patients Say Works for ADHD

April 29, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether Although Attention-Defincit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has only been recognized as a disease in...
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