early puberty

early puberty

Pediatrics The development of signs of sexual maturity before age 8 in ♀ and before age 9 in ♂; some children have changes as early as age 3 or 4; in general there is no identifiable cause in ♀; half of ♂ have underlying medical problems–eg, hormone secreting tumors. See Puberty.
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Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include rise in demand for bio-based polymers, instances of early puberty among females and increasing government initiatives to improve women's health.
[USA], July 13 (ANI): Adolescent girls who attain early puberty may also have a greater chance of developing migraine headaches, suggest researchers.
Bone mineral density and body composition before and during treatment with gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist in children with central precocious and early puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1998;83:370-3.
Early puberty, also known as precocious puberty, is defined as developing breasts and starting periods before the age of eight.
CHEMICALS found in some household products have been linked to early puberty among girls, a new study suggests.
Early puberty in girls have been linked with increased risk of mental illness, breast and ovarian cancer; and testicular cancer in boys.
Girls who had at least Tanner stage 2 breast development and stage 2 pubarche before eight years of age were assessed as cases of early puberty. Boys who had at least Tanner stage 2 testicular volume (>4 mL) or stage 2 pubarche before nine years of age were assessed as cases of early puberty.
Thus, apart from these explanations other models namely; personal accentuation model (Caspi and Moffit, 1991) that takes into account the individual dispositional characteristics in preventing maladaptive outcomes, the peer socialization model (Stattin and Magnusson, 1990) that relates early pubertal timing with behavioral outcomes by stressing on the peer relationships of early maturers and contextual amplification model laying stress on person-environment interaction in explaining the link between early puberty and problem behavior, are also investigated.
Correlations have been shown between levels of some of these chemicals and an increased risk of problems such as chromosomal and reproductive system abnormalities, impaired brain and neurological functions, cancer, cardiovascular system damage, adult-onset diabetes, early puberty, obesity and resistance to chemotherapy.
They were asked the age at which they began menstruating, if they had symptoms of depression and antisocial behavior, and other factors associated with early puberty and mental health problems, such as household income and whether their father was absent.
A study presented on March 18 at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago, suggests mothers who overeat while breastfeeding may increase the risk of their kids becoming obese and going through early puberty.

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