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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.
Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Guidebook helps adults identify and cope with teen stress

Guidebook helps adults identify and cope with teen stress

Parents play an important role in their children’s underage drinking

Parents play an important role in their children’s underage drinking

New link in the growth of Ewing’s sarcoma

New link in the growth of Ewing’s sarcoma

Researchers work to defeat acne by understanding it better on a molecular level

Researchers work to defeat acne by understanding it better on a molecular level

Hormone leptin could play a key role in treating bone loss, anorexia and infertility in women

Hormone leptin could play a key role in treating bone loss, anorexia and infertility in women

Authors redefine aging as any change in an organism over time

Authors redefine aging as any change in an organism over time

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Delayed brain development and its interaction with puberty key to learning difficulties

Delayed brain development and its interaction with puberty key to learning difficulties

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Link between adult leg length and coronary heart disease in women

Link between adult leg length and coronary heart disease in women

Survey finds over 60% of clinically obese women began dieting before 14

Survey finds over 60% of clinically obese women began dieting before 14

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals

Study helps to visualize how brain develops with age

Study helps to visualize how brain develops with age

Research finds feeding ewes well impacts on future generations

Research finds feeding ewes well impacts on future generations

Space technology may help fertility of a woman with cancer

Space technology may help fertility of a woman with cancer