23andMe raises $115M to grow its DNA health test technology globally

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The company offers customers a report with information about your health and ancestry, covering 254 diseases and conditions.

Genetics firm plans research unit to find disease cures

Posted in Medicine on 13th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Personal genetics firm 23andMe is planning to use its database of health information to research possible cures for a range of diseases.

DNA screening kit given the go-ahead by US regulator

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The FDA, said the 23andMe product would provide people with information about possible mutations in their genes that could be passed on to their children.

If Inaccuracy Were Illegal, The Feds Would Have To Regulate Most Health Gadgets

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Most consumer device companies begrudgingly acknowledge they aren't very accurate.