NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – 23andMe, which was told by the US Food and Drug Administration last year to stop marketing its health-related genetic tests directly to patients, said this week said it will offer its health and ancestry service in Canada through its Personal Genome Service. In addition to genetic ancestry analysis, customers in Canada will be able to access 108 health-related reports, including genetic risk factors for various health conditions, drug response, trait reports, and inherited conditions, 23andMe said.

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