Genetics found to influence antidepressant efficacy

September 19, 2016
A new study has found a genetic variant associated with whether a commonly prescribed antidepressant is effective. In a recently published paper, scientists from Janssen Research & Development and 23andMe...
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Mutiny (and Headaches) on the Bounty

May 24, 2013
By Robin Smith, Health Content Scientist at 23andMe Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. In January of 1790, a small band of mutineers from the HMS Bounty evaded capture by the...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variant Linked to Drinking Intensity in Alcoholics

November 21, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Selected to Elect?

July 23, 2008
On the heels of his previous paper finding that participating in political activities such as voting is influenced in part by genes, political scientist James Fowler and his graduate student...
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