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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.
Drugs that increase fetal hemoglobin levels may help people with sickle cell disease

Drugs that increase fetal hemoglobin levels may help people with sickle cell disease

Study describes trajectories of insomnia symptoms from childhood through young adulthood

Study describes trajectories of insomnia symptoms from childhood through young adulthood

Biological events occurring during puberty trigger sex differences in learning and memory

Biological events occurring during puberty trigger sex differences in learning and memory

Polio, chickenpox, measles, now covid. It’s time to consult history on school vaccine mandates

Polio, chickenpox, measles, now covid. It’s time to consult history on school vaccine mandates

Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Living human breast milk cells offer insight into breast cancer development

Ancestral prepubertal cigarette smoking linked to higher body fat in females

Ancestral prepubertal cigarette smoking linked to higher body fat in females

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Hormone levels in the womb before birth linked to the risk of developing migraine in adulthood

Hormone levels in the womb before birth linked to the risk of developing migraine in adulthood

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Researchers investigate the perception of gender from children's voices

Researchers investigate the perception of gender from children's voices

Researchers use embryonic stem cell model to study genetic architecture in the hypothalamus

Researchers use embryonic stem cell model to study genetic architecture in the hypothalamus

VR can provide a valuable treatment modality for adolescents' psychological distress

VR can provide a valuable treatment modality for adolescents' psychological distress

Early weight loss may protect future fertility of young boys with obesity

Early weight loss may protect future fertility of young boys with obesity

Young people with cancer face inequalities in fertility preservation services across the UK

Young people with cancer face inequalities in fertility preservation services across the UK

Low-level laser treatment can stimulate hair follicles and hair growth, expert finds

Low-level laser treatment can stimulate hair follicles and hair growth, expert finds

Women exposed to high levels of PFAS more likely to stop breastfeeding early

Women exposed to high levels of PFAS more likely to stop breastfeeding early

Researchers build the ovarian environment using mouse stem cells

Researchers build the ovarian environment using mouse stem cells