Puberty News and Research

RSS
Puberty is the maturation stage a person goes through when they develop secondary sexual characteristics. Usually, puberty occurs between the ages of 8 and 12 years in girls and between 9 and 14 years in boys.
UCLA study characterizes brain differences between people with genetic risk for schizophrenia, autism

UCLA study characterizes brain differences between people with genetic risk for schizophrenia, autism

3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal model

3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal model

Study: Ovarian hormone changes may trigger headache in adolescent girls with migraine

Study: Ovarian hormone changes may trigger headache in adolescent girls with migraine

Testosterone protects males against developing asthma, research reveals

Testosterone protects males against developing asthma, research reveals

Gender differences in symptoms and diagnoses of depression emerge at age 12, study finds

Gender differences in symptoms and diagnoses of depression emerge at age 12, study finds

Scientists discover how insulin-producing cells show differences in age

Scientists discover how insulin-producing cells show differences in age

Cellular markers of aging could reveal how insulin-producing cells begin to fail in type 2 diabetes

Cellular markers of aging could reveal how insulin-producing cells begin to fail in type 2 diabetes

Adolescent girls should be encouraged to establish care and rapport with gynecologist

Adolescent girls should be encouraged to establish care and rapport with gynecologist

Delaying marriage age of women has positive effects for children, study shows

Delaying marriage age of women has positive effects for children, study shows

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure may cause earlier sexual maturity in boys

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure may cause earlier sexual maturity in boys

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Study offers new insights into biological causes of premature baldness in men

Study offers new insights into biological causes of premature baldness in men

Biomedical scientist receives DOD grant to study how early pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk

Biomedical scientist receives DOD grant to study how early pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Early puberty in girls could flag later risk of gestational diabetes

Early puberty in girls could flag later risk of gestational diabetes

Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism

Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy