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Study Finds New Genetic Associations for Depression

April 18, 2018
A new study that used data from the UK Biobank found more than a dozen new genetic variants associated with depression. Researchers identified almost 17 genetic variants associated with depression, and the findings were then replicated using data from more than 300,000 23andMe customers who consented to participate in research.
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Why Study the Y?

May 02, 2016
David Poznik In the largest study of genetic variation within the human Y chromosome, an international team of scientists has traced back branches of the male line almost 200,000 years,...
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Leading Geneticist Spells Out the Promise of Personal Genomics

December 12, 2008
As the director of Britain’s Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics, Peter Donnelly oversees research that provides vital raw material for the 23andMe Personal Genome Serviceâ„¢ – specifically, correlations between...
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SNPwatch: Number of SNPs Associated with Crohn’s Disease Triples

June 30, 2008
A large international collaboration of researchers has tripled the number of SNPs associated with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that affects about 500,000 Americans. Their results were published online...
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