The earlier girls hit puberty, the more likely they'll have adolescent depression, says a new study.
A new study found that imprinted genes can affect the age of a girl's first period.
A new study reported that caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty.
A new study found that cerebral blood flow levels increase for girls and decrease for boys after puberty.
A new study found that fathers who started smoking before the age of 11 tended to have sons with higher body mass indexes.
In a new study, researchers found that roughly one in five adolescents sext.
Girls who get their period earlier are not at risk of losing their virginity at a young age, a new study suggests.
The obesity epidemic may mean that American girls are developing breasts and entering puberty earlier than ever before. A new longitudinal study reveals that obese girls are significantly more likely to experience early puberty
Adequate levels of vitamin D have been linked to a variety of health benefits like better cognition, immunity and heart health. Now a new study reveals that vitamin D supplementation may also help delay early onset of puberty in girls.
Boys enter puberty later than girls, so it comes to no surprise that men mature later than women. What's shocking is just how much longer it takes for men to mature completely.
Researchers identified a gene that could be responsible for early onset puberty.
Children who reach puberty earlier have poorer mental health than their peers, according to a new study. What's more, researchers found these psychological problems triggered by early onset of puberty may continue throughout adolescence.
Scientists have always thought that a person is born with all the brain cells they'll get in their lifetime. However, recent studies revealed that the brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that contradictory to past studies that suggest that such growth was limited to only two brain regions associated with memory and smell, researchers discovered that the mammalian brain also add cells during puberty in the amygdala and interconnected regions where it was thought no new growth occurred.
Famous health book for young girls is getting an upgrade after 15 years and 3 million copies.
New reports suggest that children these days are hitting puberty much before they did in the previous generations.