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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.
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

Lean beef good for teenagers

Lean beef good for teenagers