Learn More About 23andMe’s New Genetic Health Risk Reports

May 19, 2017
23andMe recently started offering customers new Genetic Health Risk reports that have received FDA authorization. Below we’ve highlighted some important features in these reports to help you get more out...
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The impact of genetic testing on perceived risk of cancer

September 26, 2016
Genetic testing impact on the perceive risk for cancer.
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The Resilience Project

April 11, 2016
Researchers working with the resilience project are using genetics to help them find individuals who are resilient to disease, as a way to discover new treatments and cures for disease.
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23andMe Researcher Katie Huber

March 28, 2014
This is the first in an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s compelling research. Katie Huber is a scientist who spent years studying infectious diseases,...
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To Know Or Not To Know

October 21, 2013
Most 23andMe customers are interested in knowing what their genetics says about potential health risks. They’re interested in exploring their own genetic information because knowing gives them the power to...
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Spit And Tell

October 03, 2013
Editor’s note: This post has been changed to reflect 23andMe’s newly regulated product offering. Caitlin, a blogger and self-described nerd, titled her ode to 23andMe “Do These Genes Make My...
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World Alzheimer’s Day

September 21, 2012
In honor of World Alzheimer’s Day, we’re linking to a few posts and stories about the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and affects more than...
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Family History and Personal Genetic Risk Assessments: A Perspective on the Cleveland Clinic Study

November 11, 2010
by David Hinds A small study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and reported at last week’s American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting found that family health history...
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Confusion Over Utility of Common Genetic Variations in Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

March 19, 2010
A paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) this week, entitled “Performance of Common Genetic Variants in Breast-Cancer Risk Models,” has led several media outlets to declare...
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It’s Not Genes or Environment, It’s Genes AND Environment

September 08, 2008
A good diet and plenty of exercise are important for maintaining a healthy weight, but they’re not the whole story. Studies have shown that there’s a substantial genetic component to...
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