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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.
Umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells show promise to treat muscular dystrophies

Umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells show promise to treat muscular dystrophies

Researchers develop normalized brain growth curve charts for children

Researchers develop normalized brain growth curve charts for children

Transgender and gender diverse youth need high-quality medical care just as other teenagers

Transgender and gender diverse youth need high-quality medical care just as other teenagers

Endocrine Society praises AMA's resolution to oppose the criminalization of gender-affirming care

Endocrine Society praises AMA's resolution to oppose the criminalization of gender-affirming care

Childhood stress associated with early emergence of permanent molars

Childhood stress associated with early emergence of permanent molars

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Smoking in early puberty in boys may affect the health of future generations, study shows

Smoking in early puberty in boys may affect the health of future generations, study shows

Mass screening reveals significantly higher numbers of coeliac disease cases in children

Mass screening reveals significantly higher numbers of coeliac disease cases in children

Study shows that telomeres shorten most rapidly during early childhood

Study shows that telomeres shorten most rapidly during early childhood

Survey shows racial and ethnic differences in use of personal care products

Survey shows racial and ethnic differences in use of personal care products

‘I just feel like myself’: A nonbinary child in their own words

‘I just feel like myself’: A nonbinary child in their own words

Asthma Awareness: Fighting Asthma in 2021

Asthma Awareness: Fighting Asthma in 2021

PAS 2021: Plenary session on prenatal environmental contaminants and childhood disease

PAS 2021: Plenary session on prenatal environmental contaminants and childhood disease

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Study analyzes trends in age at natural menopause and reproductive life span among US women

Study analyzes trends in age at natural menopause and reproductive life span among US women

New approach could treat infertility caused by abnormal GnRH secretion

New approach could treat infertility caused by abnormal GnRH secretion

Excess total body fat in girls may affect puberty timing, hormones and breast maturation

Excess total body fat in girls may affect puberty timing, hormones and breast maturation

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

Scientists discover mechanism by which epithelial tumors cause maturation defects

Scientists discover mechanism by which epithelial tumors cause maturation defects

People with darker skin disproportionately suffer from acne's psychological impacts

People with darker skin disproportionately suffer from acne's psychological impacts