onset of puberty

Childhood obesity could erode fertility later


August 1st, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A sharp spike in childhood obesity may more than damage overall health -- it could be disrupting the onset of puberty and erode the ability to ... Read more...

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Telugu almanac writer booked for insulting women


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Hyderabad police Tuesday booked a well-known astrologer for allegedly insulting women in his almanac.The Central Crime Station (CCS) booked a case against Srinivas Gargeya under Indian ... Read more...

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Scientists demystify male puberty


March 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (IANS) Why do some boys reach puberty early while the rest enjoy the idyllic bliss of childhood much longer? Scientists may have identified the answer - a ... Read more...

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New study uncovers how male puberty begins


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Monash University researchers have shed light on a new understanding of how male puberty begins.The key to their findings lies with a protein known as SMAD3 and ... Read more...

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Age of onset of puberty predicts adult osteoporosis risk


January 29th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A team of researchers determined that the onset of puberty was the primary influence on adult bone mineral density, or bone strength.The researchers, led by Vicente Gilsanz, ... Read more...

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Site in brain where leptin may trigger puberty identified


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have pinpointed a tiny site in the brain where the hormone leptin may help trigger the onset of puberty.The findings in mice indicate that a site ... Read more...

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How missing molecule distorts path of crucial sex hormones


November 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new research suggests that a hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways ... Read more...

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For many, bikini wax makes bridal makeover complete


October 29th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bridal makeovers are no longer limited to the face and hairdo. Getting a bikini wax has become a ritual for Indian women who are getting ... Read more...

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Absence of father at home linked to early puberty in girls


September 17th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new research has shown that girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age.According to the new study led ... Read more...

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Early alcohol, tobacco use might delay onset of puberty in girls


September 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls, according to new study.Puberty can start as early as age 7 or 8, but most girls start ... Read more...

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Males who bulk up as babies ‘grow up to have more sex partners’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Well-fed males who gain weight quickly as babies grow taller and end up having more sexual partners, a new study has suggested.Previously researchers had known that all ... Read more...

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Study indicates that young girls are entering puberty earlier


August 9th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A study conducted by the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Centers indicates that young girls are entering puberty earlier as a result of hormonally active environmental ... Read more...

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Delayed school start time linked to improved adolescent behaviours


July 6th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): A slight delay in school start time is likely to be associated with significant improvements in adolescent alertness, mood and health, according to a new study."Beginning at the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s living Goddess clears matriculation exams


July 4th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lalitpur (Nepal), July 4 (ANI): Chanira Bajracharya, Nepal's 'Living Goddess', has become the first sitting deity to pass a school leaving exam, setting her on course for a career in banking.Fifteen-year-old Bajracharya, ... Read more...

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Puberty for girls begins at 9 now


June 13th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): A large number of girls are now reaching puberty before the age of 10, say scientists who believe the phenomenon could be linked to obesity or exposure to ... Read more...

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Puberty making Justin Bieber’s voice ‘cracky’


June 5th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Canadian singer Justin Bieber has revealed that he is going through a rough patch as far as his singing is concerned, courtesy onset of puberty.Bieber, 16, had appeared ... Read more...

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Higher body fat may lead to delayed puberty in boys


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Increasing rates of obese and overweight children in the US may be contributing to a delayed onset of puberty in boys, research says. University of Michigan (U-M) researchers ... Read more...

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Obesity may delay puberty in boys


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new U.S. study has shown that higher body mass index during childhood is associated with later onset of puberty."We found that increased body fatness is associated ... Read more...

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Changes in kids’ sleep patterns predict onset of puberty


December 24th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Changes in children's sleep patterns signal puberty before physical changes develop, says a new study from Tel Aviv University.For the study, researchers analyzed sleep patterns of 11- and ... Read more...

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Peer pressure compels teens to opt for cosmetic surgery


November 19th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The onset of puberty can be an agonising time for many adolescents. This is the time when a strong emphasis is placed on looks and ... Read more...

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Postpartum anxiety, behavior changes ‘delay puberty in offspring’


June 11th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Maternal postpartum anxiety and behavior changes can lead to a delayed onset of puberty in both birth and adoptive daughters, says a new mice-based study.Such anxiety and changes ... Read more...

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Genes that influence the onset of menstruation identified


May 30th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers have identified genes that influence the start of menstruation, a milestone of female reproductive health that has lifelong influences on overall health.The team ... Read more...

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Genes control onset of puberty


May 25th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Factors like nutrition and athletic training influence the onset of puberty, but genes control the process, a new study has found. The research, coordinated by University of Western Australia ... Read more...

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Childhood diet can determine breast cancer risk in later life


March 15th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Breast cancer is associated with the diet that women had when they were young, says a new study.The study has revealed that girls'' diet and the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover key to regulation of puberty


December 12th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Cukurova in Turkey have found the key in the brain that controls the onset of puberty. Scientists found ... Read more...

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Carrying backpacks to school good for kids spinal health


September 19th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 19 (ANI): Walking or cycling while carrying a school bag helps improve kids spinal muscle strength and endurance, according to a leading expert.In the latest Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, ... Read more...

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Fat consuming mothers cause early puberty in offspring: study


June 24th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (IANS) Children whose mothers have a fat-rich diet during pregnancy and breast-feeding may enter puberty earlier than their peers, according to a study. In the study, researchers fed ... Read more...

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Moms prenatal diet linked to early onset of puberty in offspring


June 17th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): The age a girl reaches puberty may have something to do with what her mother ate during pregnancy and nursing, says a new animal study.Deborah Sloboda, PhD, ... Read more...

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Environmental toxins may be linked to early onset of puberty in girls


February 7th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pisa in Italy has suggested a link between environmental toxins and early onset of puberty in girls.The paper ... Read more...

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