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Large Intestine: Just an Extra Organ?

Yesterday, one of my good friends from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) community pointed out a few things about the video that was associated with the… 674 more words

Get involved in the 23andME IBD research study

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease patients are all too familiar with the fact that there is no known cause of either disease. I don’t know how many times I’ve heard or read the line, “The cause of inflammatory bowel disease is a result of genetic and environmental factors.” No shit, eh? 281 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

23andMe and Pfizer Partner Up

US personal genetics company 23andMe Inc said Tuesday it had partnered with Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) to study the genetic factors related to the onset, progression, severity and response to therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), whose exact cause is still unknown and there is no cure. 131 more words


Val66Met - Welcome to the A:G Zone

In my efforts to research ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) some more, last year I sent in a sample to 23andMe to get my DNA tested. Actually it was just to get my SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) tested and only a small selection (since testing the entire genome is expensive) but the results were still a treasure trove of information. 788 more words


Me, You, and the Grisly Deaths of Everyone Who Came Before Us

I recently started watching a show called “Who Do You Think You Are?” and by started watching, I mean that I’ve seen it while skipping through channels two weeks in a row so I’ve stopped to watch it. 1,259 more words


Rs53576: Balancing Act for ASD?

In my research about ASD I’ve found that I have nearly every SNP mutation that’s ever been reported as being implicated in autism.

Except for this one. 204 more words