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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.
Brain differences found in adolescents with mental illness

Brain differences found in adolescents with mental illness

Discovery of key lupus gene

Discovery of key lupus gene

AstraZeneca receives six months pediatric exclusivity patent extension for ARIMIDEX (anastrozole)

AstraZeneca receives six months pediatric exclusivity patent extension for ARIMIDEX (anastrozole)

Stable family life a key factor to avoiding a number of serious health problems in young girls

Stable family life a key factor to avoiding a number of serious health problems in young girls

Greater support and less marital conflict leads to later onset of puberty in girls

Greater support and less marital conflict leads to later onset of puberty in girls

ADHD a result of delayed brain development

ADHD a result of delayed brain development

Cortex maturation in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Cortex maturation in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Vaginal reconstruction not needed for most inter-sex females

Vaginal reconstruction not needed for most inter-sex females

Exercise improves thinking and reduces diabetes in overweight kids

Exercise improves thinking and reduces diabetes in overweight kids

Causes of male infertility

Causes of male infertility

Sex hormone signature indicates gender rather than just chromosomes

Sex hormone signature indicates gender rather than just chromosomes

Existing drugs may be useful in treating brain tumors

Existing drugs may be useful in treating brain tumors

Study identifies pathway required for normal reproductive development

Study identifies pathway required for normal reproductive development

Genetic contributions to human brain morphology and intelligence

Genetic contributions to human brain morphology and intelligence

Brain cell growth diminishes long before old age strikes, animal study shows

Brain cell growth diminishes long before old age strikes, animal study shows

Lower testosterone levels in married men

Lower testosterone levels in married men

Link between woman's hips and daughter's risk of breast cancer

Link between woman's hips and daughter's risk of breast cancer

A man's deep voice more attractive than good looks

A man's deep voice more attractive than good looks

Discovery of 350 genes related to female fertility

Discovery of 350 genes related to female fertility

Causes and treatments for gynecomastia

Causes and treatments for gynecomastia