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10 things you didn’t know about DNA tests

Home DNA test kits like 23andMe are becoming more popular thanks to their convenience. These tests can often tell you if you have an elevated risk of developing a serious condition later in life. You could uncover family secrets such as that you have half-siblings you never knew about, or […]
10 things you didn’t know about DNA tests
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Elizabeth Warren says a DNA test proves she has a Native American ancestor, but it’s not that simple. Here’s what the results really show.

Senator Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results Monday showing that she probably has some Native American heritage. A geneticist at Stanford University who analysed Warren’s DNA said he has “very high confidence” in the test results. DNA tests can’t tell you anything about your ancestry with 100% certainty. Here’s what […]
Elizabeth Warren says a DNA test proves she has a Native American ancestor, but it’s not that simple. Here’s what the results really show.
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Genome Medical launches genetic services for employers — Microsoft working on sequencing the immune system —  Fitbit investment points to glucose monitoring

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Genome Medical launches genetic services for employers  —  Microsoft working on sequencing the immune system  —  Fitbit investment points to glucose monitoring