What diseases can 23andMe detect?
23andMe is now allowed to market tests that assess genetic risks for 10 health conditions, including Parkinson’s and late-onset Alzheimer’s diseases.
Food and Drug Administration approved 23andMe’s personal genetic test for some diseases on Thursday, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and celiac diseases.
What does the 23andMe health test tell you?
The 23andMe Health Predisposition* reports are included in the Health + Ancestry Service. The 23andMe Genetic Health Risk reports tell you if you have genetic variants associated with an increased risk of developing certain health conditions – such as Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease* or Parkinson’s Disease*.
Will 23andMe tell me if I have cancer?
23andMe Genetic Health Risk Reports: What you should know. Genetic Health Risk reports tell you about genetic variants associated with increased risk for certain health conditions. They do not diagnose cancer or any other health conditions or determine medical action.
What diseases can be detected through genetic testing?
If you have symptoms of a disease that may be caused by genetic changes, sometimes called mutated genes, genetic testing can reveal if you have the suspected disorder. For example, genetic testing may be used to confirm a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis or Huntington’s disease. Presymptomatic and predictive testing.