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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.
Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Differences in accumulation of genetic mutations could help predict lifespan, fertility

Differences in accumulation of genetic mutations could help predict lifespan, fertility

Hormone systems can be adapted after social niche transition in adulthood

Hormone systems can be adapted after social niche transition in adulthood

New methods to study the impacts of puberty suppression in brains of transgender youth

New methods to study the impacts of puberty suppression in brains of transgender youth

Findings provide new insights into future cancer treatment

Findings provide new insights into future cancer treatment

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Scientists create a detailed map of how carcinogens trigger breast cancer development

Scientists create a detailed map of how carcinogens trigger breast cancer development

Discovery of new type of immune cell in breast ducts

Discovery of new type of immune cell in breast ducts

Health concerns over fracking chemical that may cause adverse effects in male sex hormones

Health concerns over fracking chemical that may cause adverse effects in male sex hormones

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