Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘normal’?

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    Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
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    Gluten-Free Winter Squash Spice Muffins - Hobby Farms
    12/17/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • More polished Sanders hopes to be The Next Big Thing -
    In this AAU age, when fringe prospects are anointed shortly after puberty and funneled to elite high-school programs and travel teams, Sanders...
    12/17/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Early, Late Menarche Raises CV Risk in Senior Women: UK Study - Medscape
    Women's first period may predict heart disease risk: study - New York Daily News
    12/17/2014 - 2:52 pm | View Link
  • BABY NEW YEAR to Return to Planet Ant, 12/26-31 - Broadway World
    New Year, as he yearns to put his mark on time, all while struggling with puberty, a mid-life crisis and old age--each within months of the...
    12/17/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • Alanah Pearce threats opened a window into gamers and the political ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    ... us a way of understanding how a kid yet to hit puberty can be posting ... explain why titles such as The Elder Scrolls, Dragon Age and Mass ...
    12/17/2014 - 1:44 pm | View Link
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  • Iraq tries to legalise child marriage
    A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband’s whim.        
    12/18/2014 - 2:46 am | View Link
  • The age a woman gets her first period can predict her risk of heart disease, study says
    Women who begin menstruating before age 10 or after age 17 may have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke or high blood pressure, according to a new Oxford study.
    12/16/2014 - 4:12 pm | View Link
  • Age at first period may predict women's heart disease risk
    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Women who begin menstruating before age 10 or after age 17 may have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke or high blood pressure than those who begin in the intervening years, according to a new study. Menarche tends to occur earlier in obese children, so the link between earlier periods and later heart disease risk was expected, said lead author Dr. Dexter ...
    12/16/2014 - 2:35 pm | View Link
  • Muslim girls can marry at 15, says Gujarat HC
    Observing that Muslim girls who attain puberty or complete 15 years of age are eligible for marriage under the Muslim law, the Gujarat High Court has upheld the marriage of a minor girl from the c...
    12/6/2014 - 3:26 pm | View Link
  • Muslim Girl Can Marry Once She Completes 15 Years of Age: Gujarat High Court
    A Muslim girl can marry when she attains puberty or completes 15 years of age, the Gujarat High Court has said.
    12/5/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
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  • Schools counsel kids about early puberty
    Many girls are hitting puberty at an early age, developing breasts sooner than the girls of the previous generation. However, the physical changes among the girls today don't guarantee their emotional development. Several of them battle depression as they ...
    12/16/2014 - 9:55 am | View Link
  • Timing of Woman's First Period Tied to Heart Risk
    In a study of more than 1 million women, those who had their first period at age 10 or younger, or at age 17 or older, appeared to have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke and complications from high blood pressure. Women who had their first periods at ...
    12/15/2014 - 1:02 pm | View Link
  • One parent may have bigger role in a girl's puberty age
    The age at which girls reach puberty is influenced by a set of genes that were previously only known to be involved in the development of a fetus before birth, according to a new study. The timing of puberty varies widely among people. Scientists are ...
    07/25/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Link
  • Childhood obesity behind drop in age of puberty
    Children are going through puberty five years earlier than 100 years ago due as growing rates of obesity causes harmful changes to their hormones, a study has found. Researchers said that girls are now going through puberty aged on average 10.5 years ...
    07/25/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Age of puberty in girls influenced by which parent 'imprinted' genes are inherited from
    The findings come from an international study of more than 180,000 women involving scientists from 166 institutions worldwide, including the University of Cambridge. The researchers identified 123 genetic variations that were associated with the timing of ...
    07/23/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Link
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  • Puberty
    Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction to enable fertilization.
    12/21/2014 - 7:24 am | View Website
  • Ages & Stages of Puberty for Girls | Puberty
    Watch more How to Survive Puberty videos: Learn the age that girls go through puberty and the stages of puberty ...
    12/21/2014 - 12:14 am | View Website
  • Ages & Stages of Puberty for Boys | Puberty
    Watch more How to Survive Puberty videos: Learn the age boys go through puberty and what they experience at each ...
    12/20/2014 - 10:05 pm | View Website
  • Ages & Stages of Puberty for Girls | Puberty | Howcast
    Learn the age that girls go through puberty and the stages of puberty they experience from Jennifer Wider, M.D. in this Howcast video.
    12/20/2014 - 8:25 pm | View Website
  • Girls Now Begin Puberty at Age 9
    More and more girls are reaching puberty before the age of 10. The phenomenon could be linked to obesity or exposure to chemicals in the food chain.
    12/20/2014 - 2:49 pm | View Website
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