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Genes linking puberty to body fat in women discovered


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): In a breakthrough research, scientists have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women.Many of these genes are also known to act on ... Read more...

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Chromosomal break leads to puberty gene discovery


October 1st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A break in two chromosomes has given scientists a break in finding a new gene involved in puberty, according to a new study.The study has also helped clear ... Read more...

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Scientists decode genomes of sexually precocious fruit flies


September 17th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Scientists have deciphered how lowly fruit flies bred to rapidly develop and reproduce actually evolve over time.The findings by UC Irvine researchers contradict the long-held belief that sexual ... 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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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 switching on menstruation identified


May 18th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) In findings that could improve understanding of human growth, researchers have identified two genes that switch on the process of menstruation among women. The finding could help ... Read more...

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Estrogen present in municipal wastewater can wreak havoc on sex lives of fish


February 17th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has shed more light on the dangers of flushing toxic chemicals into the ecosystem through municipal sewer systems, by finding that the miniscule amounts of ... Read more...

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