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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.
Certain types of dietary fiber fuel inflammation in some people with inflammatory bowel disease

Certain types of dietary fiber fuel inflammation in some people with inflammatory bowel disease

Study opens avenues to improve prognosis of children with congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

Study opens avenues to improve prognosis of children with congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

New research sheds light on how teens can get more sleep

New research sheds light on how teens can get more sleep

Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with reduced lung function during childhood

Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with reduced lung function during childhood

Deep brain stimulation as obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment

Deep brain stimulation as obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Novel app helps parents understand the ‘just right’ day for children

Novel app helps parents understand the ‘just right’ day for children

New web app links children's daily activities with health

New web app links children's daily activities with health

Dental biological rhythm linked to adolescent weight gain in new study

Dental biological rhythm linked to adolescent weight gain in new study

How does the human gut microbiome impact menopause?

How does the human gut microbiome impact menopause?

Biorhythm in primary teeth linked with weight gain during adolescence

Biorhythm in primary teeth linked with weight gain during adolescence

Ultra-precise method identifies age-related changes in gamma oscillations in children's auditory cortex

Ultra-precise method identifies age-related changes in gamma oscillations in children's auditory cortex

Researchers examine how age, sex, weight and puberty were linked to disordered eating in children

Researchers examine how age, sex, weight and puberty were linked to disordered eating in children

Insufficient sleep could have long-lasting impact on the neurocognitive development of pre-teens

Insufficient sleep could have long-lasting impact on the neurocognitive development of pre-teens

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

Youth substance use declined during the pandemic, research shows

Youth substance use declined during the pandemic, research shows

Prolonged use of puberty-delaying medicines among transgender youth linked to lower bone mineral density

Prolonged use of puberty-delaying medicines among transgender youth linked to lower bone mineral density

One in 500 men may carry an extra X or Y chromosome which could increase risk of several diseases

One in 500 men may carry an extra X or Y chromosome which could increase risk of several diseases

Study explores how emotional aspects of parenting can help adolescents cope with peer stressors

Study explores how emotional aspects of parenting can help adolescents cope with peer stressors

Review of cannabis use on reproductive health, pregnancy, and fetal outcomes

Review of cannabis use on reproductive health, pregnancy, and fetal outcomes