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Rapping with Dr. Z at 23andMe

November 17, 2017

ZDogg — aka Dr. Zubin Damania, a doctor and a hip-hop humorist of healthcare — was in the house at 23andMe last week, for a conversation with our CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki for his Facebook Live show, Incident Report.

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23andMe Asks About DNA

September 18, 2017

A new survey found that most Americans are interested in using DNA testing to understand more about their health and ancestry, but the national survey also revealed a need for better education around the science of genetics.

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Good News About Health Reports

April 6, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted 23andMe authorization to offer 10 genetic health risk reports including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease and a condition associated with harmful blood clots.

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Our Take On The MTHFR Gene

January 5, 2017

Some websites and products have made bold claims that common genetic variants in MTHFR can cause a wide array of health conditions. So we decided to dig deeper into the published scientific literature to evaluate the evidence.

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Our Top Five from 2016

January 4, 2017

As we proceed into another year of blogging, it’s worth taking a moment to look back and single out what for us were some of the big stories, breakthroughs or findings in genetics from last year. Here is our top five.

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Something We Can Agree On

February 28, 2016

There’s a lot to like about the Precision Medicine Initiative launched last year, but we were particularly heartened to hear President Obama recently make clear that enlisting patients as partners will ensure it works.

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