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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.
Fertility boost for testicular cancer patients

Fertility boost for testicular cancer patients

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Scientists reveal the important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Scientists reveal the important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Fragile-X-syndrome research

Fragile-X-syndrome research

Transplantation of spermatogonial stem cells isolated from leukemic mice restores fertility without inducing leukemia

Transplantation of spermatogonial stem cells isolated from leukemic mice restores fertility without inducing leukemia

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Children 14 and younger should not sit in the front passenger seat of cars equipped with air bags

Children 14 and younger should not sit in the front passenger seat of cars equipped with air bags

Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Gene research may help explain how adorable children become surly teenagers

Gene research may help explain how adorable children become surly teenagers

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Chemicals in food packaging linked to breast cancer

Chemicals in food packaging linked to breast cancer

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Multi-tasking skills develops late in adolescence

Multi-tasking skills develops late in adolescence

Young teens are far busier sexually than we might like to think

Young teens are far busier sexually than we might like to think

Eating lots of fish during and after pregnancy reduces daughters' risk of developing breast cancer

Eating lots of fish during and after pregnancy reduces daughters' risk of developing breast cancer

Early onset of puberty – the EU gets serious

Early onset of puberty – the EU gets serious

Women prefer men with deep voices

Women prefer men with deep voices

New twist on the role that estrogens play in the development of behavioral differences between men and women

New twist on the role that estrogens play in the development of behavioral differences between men and women

What causes puberty to begin?

What causes puberty to begin?

Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk

Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk