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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.
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

The Endocrine Society recommends avoiding hormone therapy for transgender children before puberty

The Endocrine Society recommends avoiding hormone therapy for transgender children before puberty

Breakthrough study suggests ways to develop treatments for rare genetic skin disease

Breakthrough study suggests ways to develop treatments for rare genetic skin disease

Machine learning algorithm effectively identifies individuals with probable familial hypercholesterolemia

Machine learning algorithm effectively identifies individuals with probable familial hypercholesterolemia

Research: Alternative pathway to production of male hormones is present during human fetal development

Research: Alternative pathway to production of male hormones is present during human fetal development

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

New study shows why women's natural fertility curve goes up and down

New study shows why women's natural fertility curve goes up and down

Maternal obesity accelerates rate of aging of metabolic problems in offspring

Maternal obesity accelerates rate of aging of metabolic problems in offspring

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

AGS patients more likely to suffer from sexual dysfunction, shows study

AGS patients more likely to suffer from sexual dysfunction, shows study