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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.
Adolescents at high HIV risk say peers should teach prevention

Adolescents at high HIV risk say peers should teach prevention

German children getting taller

German children getting taller

Low dose bisphenol-A exposure shows significant reproductive health effects in rats

Low dose bisphenol-A exposure shows significant reproductive health effects in rats

Study finds childhood obesity increases early signs of cardiovascular disease

Study finds childhood obesity increases early signs of cardiovascular disease

Researchers find early signs of diabetes in healthy children as young as seven

Researchers find early signs of diabetes in healthy children as young as seven

Surgery effective in treating pediatric obstructive sleep apnea

Surgery effective in treating pediatric obstructive sleep apnea

Two new genes decide when a girl starts menstruation

Two new genes decide when a girl starts menstruation

Discovery of genes that determine when girls start menstruation

Discovery of genes that determine when girls start menstruation

Lab study shows THC exposure as adolescents linked to negative effects of THC as adults

Lab study shows THC exposure as adolescents linked to negative effects of THC as adults

Vaccine for Coeliac disease could mean the end of gluten free diets

Vaccine for Coeliac disease could mean the end of gluten free diets

Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Oral contraceptives linked to greater risk of systemic lupus erythematosus

Oral contraceptives linked to greater risk of systemic lupus erythematosus

Childhood psychiatric problems may predict suicide attempts in males

Childhood psychiatric problems may predict suicide attempts in males

Super-microsurgical technique brings hope to breast cancer patients with lymphedema

Super-microsurgical technique brings hope to breast cancer patients with lymphedema

Hormone kisspeptin shows promise as fertility treatment

Hormone kisspeptin shows promise as fertility treatment

Oestrogen's impact on fat storage for childbearing

Oestrogen's impact on fat storage for childbearing

Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Measurement of kidney function in children with kidney disease improved

Measurement of kidney function in children with kidney disease improved

Important relationship between fetal and adolescent alcohol experiences

Important relationship between fetal and adolescent alcohol experiences

Endo Pharmaceuticals to acquire Indevus Pharmaceuticals

Endo Pharmaceuticals to acquire Indevus Pharmaceuticals