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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.
Testicular tissue cryopreservation offers hope for young men at risk of infertility

Testicular tissue cryopreservation offers hope for young men at risk of infertility

Exposure to EDCs can affect sexual development and reproduction of future generations

Exposure to EDCs can affect sexual development and reproduction of future generations

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may 'reduce likelihood' of asthma

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may 'reduce likelihood' of asthma

Ambiguous genitalia in newborns may be more common than previously thought

Ambiguous genitalia in newborns may be more common than previously thought

MDMA has been shown to improve PTSD symptoms, but how?

MDMA has been shown to improve PTSD symptoms, but how?

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

Boys with obesity enter puberty at earlier age, shows study

Boys with obesity enter puberty at earlier age, shows study

A call for more comprehensive research models to study different aspects of puberty

A call for more comprehensive research models to study different aspects of puberty

Researchers to examine how sexual trauma increases HIV risk in women

Researchers to examine how sexual trauma increases HIV risk in women

Onset of puberty depends on gap between parents' and child's height

Onset of puberty depends on gap between parents' and child's height

Study may have important implications for refining parenting during child's adolescence

Study may have important implications for refining parenting during child's adolescence

DDT exposure linked to increased breast cancer risk for all women through age 54

DDT exposure linked to increased breast cancer risk for all women through age 54

Study of spermatogonial stem cells opens path for new strategies to treat male infertility

Study of spermatogonial stem cells opens path for new strategies to treat male infertility

Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity

Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity

Childhood body composition may play a role in future respiratory health

Childhood body composition may play a role in future respiratory health

Researchers awarded 6.1 million euros to address female fertility problems

Researchers awarded 6.1 million euros to address female fertility problems

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Youth with obsessive and compulsive symptoms more likely to experience psychopathology

Youth with obsessive and compulsive symptoms more likely to experience psychopathology

Researchers identify genes that drive male-female brain differences, trigger initiation of puberty

Researchers identify genes that drive male-female brain differences, trigger initiation of puberty