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Father-daughter relationship influences child puberty age

Fathers' relationship with daughter influences her puberty age: Study.

27 Aug 2019 10:36 AM

Belly fat accelerates puberty in boys

Obesity speeds up puberty onset in boys, study suggests.

26 Mar 2019 9:55 AM

Girls may hit puberty earlier due to chemicals in cosmetics and soaps: study

Chemicals that have been implicated include phthalates, which are often found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos.

04 Dec 2018 8:51 PM

Painkillers during pregnancy linked to early puberty in girls

Researchers examined the correlation between intake of the analgesic paracetamol during pregnancy and a child's pubertal development.

25 Oct 2018 5:33 PM

Early puberty in boys increases substance use risk

Understanding the cause for increased substance use behavior in early adolescents is necessary for developing prevention strategies.

17 Jul 2018 11:45 AM


Dieting may point to risky behaviours in teenage girls

We should focus on health broadly rather than weight as an indicator of health.

03 Jun 2018 3:16 PM

Hormones not to blame for teen social behaviour: study

Changes in social behaviour during adolescence appear to be independent of pubertal hormones.

20 Mar 2018 12:57 PM

Why breastfeeding moms should avoid overeating

Mother's diet linked to childhood obesity which can cause advanced puberty and metabolic disorders in adulthood.

19 Mar 2018 9:17 AM

Early puberty linked with increased risk of obesity for women: study

Girls who start puberty earlier are more likely to be overweight as adults, according to scientists.

16 Mar 2018 1:33 PM

Early puberty in girls tied to depression, says study

Study finds girls who went through puberty earlier more likely to become depressed, with symptoms being more severe in adolescence.

27 Dec 2017 12:22 PM


Study finds sexual touch accelerates puberty, changes brain

Researchers were surprised by their findings.

22 Sep 2017 3:24 PM

Girls reaching puberty early face more dating abuse

Girls who transition early have lesser coping mechanism skills that may not help them deal with abuse later

09 May 2017 10:35 AM

Boys may reach puberty early due to pesticide exposure

Many factors, including environmental toxins, are responsible for the decreasing age at onset of puberty for both boys and girls.

02 Apr 2017 11:39 AM

Sexual abuse may accelerate early puberty in girls: study

This also increases their chances of developing depression, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy.

18 Mar 2017 12:30 PM