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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.
Lavender oil and tea tree oil may make boy's breasts bigger

Lavender oil and tea tree oil may make boy's breasts bigger

DIY hole-in-the-heart repair kit

DIY hole-in-the-heart repair kit

Better treatment for children with brain cancer

Better treatment for children with brain cancer

Growth hormone for idiopathic short stature in children and adolescents

Growth hormone for idiopathic short stature in children and adolescents

Kids who prefer evenings are more likely to exhibit antisocial behavior

Kids who prefer evenings are more likely to exhibit antisocial behavior

Chromosome disorders can arise when sex cells are formed

Chromosome disorders can arise when sex cells are formed

Young girls have eggs extracted before chemo to protect fertility

Young girls have eggs extracted before chemo to protect fertility

High frequency of sperm abnormalities associated with reduced testicular volume in male lupus patients

High frequency of sperm abnormalities associated with reduced testicular volume in male lupus patients

Child obesity epidemic

Child obesity epidemic

Solvay Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental NDA for AndroGel

Solvay Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental NDA for AndroGel

Low testosterone means men may die young

Low testosterone means men may die young

Health effects of isoflavones and breast cancer

Health effects of isoflavones and breast cancer

Cells that cause Ewing's sarcoma identified

Cells that cause Ewing's sarcoma identified

Female reproductive function is influenced by childhood environment

Female reproductive function is influenced by childhood environment

One-third to nearly one-half of all children and adolescents should be tested for cholesterol levels

One-third to nearly one-half of all children and adolescents should be tested for cholesterol levels

Cornell University establishes Center for Reproductive Genomics

Cornell University establishes Center for Reproductive Genomics

Evidence of very early onset defective bone mineralization in the lumbar spine revealed in children with cystic fibrosis

Evidence of very early onset defective bone mineralization in the lumbar spine revealed in children with cystic fibrosis

Helping eating for kids

Helping eating for kids

Oxytocin affects the heart's response to social isolation

Oxytocin affects the heart's response to social isolation

Menstrual link to obesity

Menstrual link to obesity