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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.
Early androgens related to childhood gender nonconformity in boys

Early androgens related to childhood gender nonconformity in boys

'Forever chemicals' may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in Latino girls, study finds

'Forever chemicals' may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in Latino girls, study finds

Metabolic changes take an unexpected path through the human life course

Metabolic changes take an unexpected path through the human life course

Metabolism peaks much earlier and starts to decline later than you might think

Metabolism peaks much earlier and starts to decline later than you might think

Study finds new pair of gene variants that causes sudden onset of hypertension in pregnant women

Study finds new pair of gene variants that causes sudden onset of hypertension in pregnant women

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