Latest Precocious puberty Stories
The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature.
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Looking at the transformation of a fly larva into a pupa may help researchers to understand the molecular mechanisms that trigger puberty.
Just as previous research reported that girls in the U.S. were reaching puberty earlier in life, a new study reveals American boys are also showing the first signs of sexual maturity at a younger age than in decades past.
Girls who start puberty very early are more likely to have psychological problems and be at risk of sexual abuse and early pregnancy.
Women who use bust-enhancing dietary supplements containing the mycoestrogen zearalenone (ZEN), a naturally occurring toxin that widely contaminates agricultural products, could be increasing their risk of breast cancer.
The Breast Cancer Fund announced on Wednesday that research indicates bisphenol A (BPA) has been found in canned soups marketed to children.
Children who go through puberty at a faster rate are more likely to act out and to suffer from anxiety and depression.