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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.
The link between androgens and COVID-19

The link between androgens and COVID-19

Children exposed to maltreatment present a response-to-stress pattern like that of adolescents

Children exposed to maltreatment present a response-to-stress pattern like that of adolescents

The families of trans kids in Texas consider their options amid crackdown on care

The families of trans kids in Texas consider their options amid crackdown on care

New study helps explain the immune system’s response to skin infections and skin cancers

New study helps explain the immune system’s response to skin infections and skin cancers

Period Poverty in a Pandemic

Period Poverty in a Pandemic

Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Discovery could lead to new treatments for schistosomiasis

Discovery could lead to new treatments for schistosomiasis

Social media's influence on young people's wellbeing varies across adolescence

Social media's influence on young people's wellbeing varies across adolescence

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

New insight into genetic mechanisms that control appetite and energy metabolism early in life

New insight into genetic mechanisms that control appetite and energy metabolism early in life

Early menarche associated with chronic pain outcomes in women

Early menarche associated with chronic pain outcomes in women

Targeted by politicians, trans youth struggle with growing fear and mental health concerns

Targeted by politicians, trans youth struggle with growing fear and mental health concerns

Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on BMI of obese and normal-weight children in Switzerland

Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on BMI of obese and normal-weight children in Switzerland

Drugs that increase fetal hemoglobin levels may help people with sickle cell disease

Drugs that increase fetal hemoglobin levels may help people with sickle cell disease

Study describes trajectories of insomnia symptoms from childhood through young adulthood

Study describes trajectories of insomnia symptoms from childhood through young adulthood

Biological events occurring during puberty trigger sex differences in learning and memory

Biological events occurring during puberty trigger sex differences in learning and memory

Polio, chickenpox, measles, now covid. It’s time to consult history on school vaccine mandates

Polio, chickenpox, measles, now covid. It’s time to consult history on school vaccine mandates

Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Ancestral prepubertal cigarette smoking linked to higher body fat in females

Ancestral prepubertal cigarette smoking linked to higher body fat in females

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health