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Study illustrates gaps in knowledge and lack of support for girls during puberty
A study examined girls' transitions through puberty in Madagascar and ways in which menstruation influences their educational experiences and future sexual and reproductive health. (2019-06-10)
Stiffening arteries in teenagers with persistent obesity
Children and adolescents with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens, a study of more than 3,000 children followed from age 9 to 17 shows. (2019-05-28)
Bariatric surgery can be safe and effective for adolescents
Pediatricians are often reluctant to recommend bariatric surgery for teen-agers, but a Rutgers-led study concludes it is a justifiable treatment for adolescents with persistent extreme obesity if they can maintain a healthy lifestyle afterward. (2019-05-28)
Environmental toxins can impair sexual development and fertility of future generations
Exposure to environmental pollutants can cause alterations in brain development that affect sexual development and fertility for several generations, according to findings to be presented in Lyon, at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2019. (2019-05-19)
Like a lot of things, women's gut microbiomes appear to mature earlier than men's
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego State University and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology found that the age and sex of an individual strongly influences the bacterial diversity of the gut microbiome. (2019-05-14)
Adiponectin, the hormone that protects women against liver cancer
The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, shows that adiponectin protects the liver against the development of the main form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma. (2019-04-03)
Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence
A new, 12-year longitudinal study, which monitored 6,830 children from early childhood into adolescence, has shown that consistent treatment with MPH-based medications during childhood increases the risk of antidepressant use during adolescence. (2019-03-27)
Endocrine disruptors alter female reproduction throughout multiple generations
Endocrine disruptors, hormone-altering chemicals that are widespread in our environment, can shape the brain through four generations, altering offspring's maternal behavior, sexual development and reproduction, according to a new animal study. (2019-03-25)
A key player in the maturation of sexual organs
Puberty is a period of extensive changes of body morphology and function. (2019-03-25)
Obesity speeds up the start of puberty in boys, study finds
Girls are not the only ones who go through puberty early if they have obesity. (2019-03-24)
BMI, but not age at puberty, tied to risk of multiple sclerosis
Some studies have suggested that people who are younger when they enter puberty are more likely to later develop multiple sclerosis (MS). (2019-03-20)
SPIT lab leading the effort to analyze hair, expand research on puberty
Puberty is something we all go through and yet there is limited science to explain how it affects our physical and mental health. (2019-03-14)
The importance of puberty: A call for better research models
Puberty is much more than just a time of biological overdrive, propelled by sexual maturation. (2019-03-14)
Height gap with parents, not genetics, determines onset of puberty -- Ben-Gurion U. study
'A child who hits puberty earlier than his peers, but at a time consistent with a parental height gap model, should be considered 'healthy',' Dr. (2019-02-21)
DDT exposure tied to breast cancer risk for all women through age 54
All women exposed to high levels of DDT are at increased risk for breast cancer through age 54, but the timing of cancer risk depends on when they were first exposed. (2019-02-13)
Medications could fill treatment gap for adolescents with obesity
Twelve independent pediatric obesity medicine and surgery specialists, led by experts at Boston Medical Center, outline an urgent need for evidence-based guidance on the use of obesity pharmacotherapy for adolescents in the Obesity research journal. (2019-01-25)
Managing gender dysphoria in adolescents: A practical guide for family physicians
As a growing number of adolescents identify as transgender, a review aims to help primary care physicians care for this vulnerable group and its unique needs. (2019-01-21)
New findings on genes that drive male-female brain differences, timing of puberty
Columbia University researchers have discovered a group of genes in roundworms that control the onset of puberty and induce sex differences in neural structures that raise new questions of whether differences in male and female behavior are hardwired in our brains. (2019-01-02)
Prenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls
Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according to a new longitudinal study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. (2018-12-03)
Early detection of epilepsy in children possible with deep learning computer science technique
Early detection of the most common form of epilepsy in children is possible through 'deep learning,' a new machine learning tool that teaches computers to learn by example, according to a new study that includes researchers from Georgia State University. (2018-11-27)
The age of puberty for Danish children appears to continue to fall
The age at which children enter puberty has fallen in a large number of Western countries, including Denmark. (2018-11-26)
Violence in childhood leads to accelerated aging, study finds
A new study of nearly 250 children and teens led by the University of Washington found that participants who had suffered abuse were developing faster than those who had not. (2018-11-05)
How sleeping mammary stem cells are awakened in puberty
Australian researchers have discovered how the growth of milk-producing mammary glands is triggered during puberty. (2018-10-25)
Painkillers during pregnancy can bring forward puberty in girls
The more weeks a women takes pain-reliving medication during pregnancy, the earlier their daughters enter puberty. (2018-10-23)
Earlier puberty linked to mother's smoking during pregnancy
If the mother smokes during pregnancy, there is a risk of her children going into puberty earlier. (2018-10-23)
Age at which women experience their first period is linked to their sons' age at puberty
The age at which young women experience their first menstrual bleeding is linked to the age at which their sons start puberty, according to the largest study to investigate this association in both sons and daughters. (2018-10-11)
Molecular link between body weight, early puberty identified
Becoming overweight at a young age can trigger a molecular chain reaction that leads some girls to experience puberty early, according to new research published in Nature Communications. (2018-10-10)
Studies needed on impact of cannabis use on puberty
Samaan and his research team at McMaster set out to find studies on boys and girls under age 18 with exposure to recreational or medicinal cannabis. (2018-10-05)
Obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate greater risk for breast cancer
Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. (2018-09-19)
Father's obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring
Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for future offspring. (2018-09-18)
Genetic susceptibility to lower vitamin D levels and calcium intake not linked to fracture
Having a genetic predisposition to lower vitamin D levels and calcium intake is not associated with an increased risk of osteoporotic fracture, conclude researchers in The BMJ today. (2018-08-29)
Early-life alcohol intake may increase the odds of high-grade prostate cancer
Compared with non-drinkers, men who consumed at least seven drinks per week during adolescence (ages 15-19) had three times the odds of being diagnosed with clinically significant prostate cancer. (2018-08-23)
Brown researcher first to describe rapid-onset gender dysphoria
Rapid-onset gender dysphoria might spread through groups of friends and may be a harmful coping mechanism, a new study suggests, but more research is needed. (2018-08-22)
Eight and nine-year-olds experience poor body image as hormone levels rise
Children as young as eight are vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a new study has found. (2018-08-14)
Treatments for cancer and sickle cell disease deplete germ cells in young boys
Scientists have discovered that some treatments for cancer and sickle cell disease can destroy the germ cells that go on to develop into sperm in the testes of young boys. (2018-07-24)
Early puberty in white adolescent boys increases substance use risk
White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty are at higher risk for substance use than later developing boys, a new Purdue University study finds. (2018-07-16)
Men's testosterone levels largely determined by where they grow up
Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, according to new research. (2018-06-25)
Binge drinking during youth may impact future offspring
A rat model found preconception binge drinking may have negative consequences on future offspring's growth, social interactions and pubertal development, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of the Endocrine Society. (2018-06-19)
Dieting associated with risky behaviours in teenage girls
Teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours, including smoking, binge drinking, and skipping breakfast, a University of Waterloo study recently found. (2018-06-01)
Growth of Greenlandic children is no longer stunted
Previous studies of growth of the indigenous Inuit people of Greenland, Canada and Alaska has characterized them as shorter but with the same weight as European or continental US citizens. (2018-05-30)
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