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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.
Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Scientists use novel cell tracing method to describe testicular macrophages

Scientists use novel cell tracing method to describe testicular macrophages

Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Study shows long-lasting benefits of exercise in early life

Study shows long-lasting benefits of exercise in early life

Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

Clear recommendations can be given only for few stutter therapies, say experts

Clear recommendations can be given only for few stutter therapies, say experts

High maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to behavioral problems in boys

High maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to behavioral problems in boys

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Peer-led self-management programs have little impact on quality of life of adolescents with asthma

Peer-led self-management programs have little impact on quality of life of adolescents with asthma

Study reveals how puberty hormones may impede flexible youthful learning

Study reveals how puberty hormones may impede flexible youthful learning

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