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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.
Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

California isn’t testing enough children for lead, prompting legislation

California isn’t testing enough children for lead, prompting legislation

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Weight gain could lower woman’s chances of getting breast cancer before menopause

Weight gain could lower woman’s chances of getting breast cancer before menopause

Child’s scent tells mom how development is proceeding

Child’s scent tells mom how development is proceeding

Hormone blocker shocker: Drug costs 8 times more when used for kids

Hormone blocker shocker: Drug costs 8 times more when used for kids

Sex-differences in airway anatomy develop during puberty, study reveals

Sex-differences in airway anatomy develop during puberty, study reveals

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Study defines safest ovary removal procedure for fertility preservation

Study defines safest ovary removal procedure for fertility preservation

Puberty blockers reduce suicidal ideations among transgender teens

Puberty blockers reduce suicidal ideations among transgender teens

Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes

Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes

Pilot study highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility

Pilot study highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility

First-ever genomic analysis of puberty yields insights into critical areas of human health

First-ever genomic analysis of puberty yields insights into critical areas of human health

London’s High Court to hear case against the NHS gender identity development service

London’s High Court to hear case against the NHS gender identity development service

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Study reveals new role for a triple-negative breast cancer target

Study reveals new role for a triple-negative breast cancer target

When should teenage girls have their gynecologic visit?

When should teenage girls have their gynecologic visit?

Mapping genetic links between diseases using data from electronic health records

Mapping genetic links between diseases using data from electronic health records

Piglet study shows probiotics and prebiotics work differently in girls and boys

Piglet study shows probiotics and prebiotics work differently in girls and boys

New project could mark a pivotal advancement in therapies to address male sterility

New project could mark a pivotal advancement in therapies to address male sterility