Category Archives: 23andMe

23andMe Amazon Prime Sale July 15 – 16, 2019

This is an update to my earlier post, 23andMe V3 – V5 Upgrade Price $125. In that post, I made the point, I was not going to pay $125 for an upgrade when they would simply run my old DNA … Continue reading

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Are You Unknowingly Forfeiting Your Genetic Privacy Rights? July 8, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales July 4, 2019

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2, 2019

I saw this last night in an e-mail from 23andMe – 23andMe’s Traits of Summer – July 2,  2019: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-traits-of-summer/. Some key points to consider. First, 23andMe has a habit of using a handful of markers out of the known … Continue reading

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Current July 2019 DNA Prices

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23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference – June 28, 2019

I saw this yesterday afternoon on 23andMe; it also later showed up in their weekly blog e-mail to me – 23andMe’s New Trait Report Puts a Cherry on Top of Your Ice Cream Preference – June 28, 2019: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-new-ice-cream-preference-report/. A … Continue reading

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23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants – June 27, 2019

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe – 23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-new-mutyh-report/. 23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in … Continue reading

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If Purchasing DNA Kits From EBay, Amazon, and Deal Sites, Always Activate the Kits As Soon As You Receive Them

I routinely see people who got burned by purchasing a DNA kit from EBay, Amazon, or a deal site, usually it’s AncestryDNA kits, but it can happen with 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), FindMyPastDNA, LivingDNA,  or MyHeritageDNA kits as well. I … Continue reading

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DNA testing companies launch new privacy coalition – June 25, 2019

I saw this yesterday, but I was in the middle of other things at the time and decided to post it today – DNA testing companies launch new privacy coalition: https://thehill.com/regulation/lobbying/450124-dna-testing-companies-launch-new-privacy-coalition. Genetic testing companies are forming a new coalition on … Continue reading

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23andMe V3 – V5 Upgrade Price $125

I mentioned a while back, as in August 20, 2018 – 23andMe to Offer Paid Upgrades for Earlier Chipset in the Near Future, that 23andMe was going to offer an upgrade price for those of us who had previously tested … Continue reading

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