23andMe Studies Healthy Behavior Change

23andMe Studies Healthy Behavior Change

Every year, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health. We pledge to eat better, go to bed earlier, or exercise more. And every year, most of us don’t follow through and make those healthy behavior changes. Typically we’re giving up on our resolutions right about now. We start with great intentions, […]

Same-Sex Sexual Behavior Partially Influenced by Genetics

Same-Sex Sexual Behavior Partially Influenced by Genetics

A new genome-wide association study (GWAS) involving more than 490,000 individuals, including 75,000 23andMe customers who consented to research, offers an intriguing glimpse into the complexity of sexual behavior. While the study found thousands of genetic variants with very, very small affects on same-sex sexual behavior, it did not find any “gay gene,” nor did […]