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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The finding may shed light on the association between early puberty and an increased risk of breast cancer in women.
I read Karen's Page [D/J '01] about early puberty It helped me a lot.
Some individuals with fibrous dysplasia also may develop hormonal problems such as early puberty, hyperthyroidism, excessive secretion of several pituitary hormones, and high blood calcium from parathyroid hormone.
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For instance, sometimes young girls or boys, under age 9, experience a very early puberty, referred to as precocious puberty.
Bone mineral density and body composition before and during treatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist in children with central precocious and early puberty.
On Jan 6, the Supreme Court had directed to impose a ban on RBST (Synthetic Recombinant Bovine Somato Tropin) hormone which is frequently used for increasing the production of milk but it causes early puberty in young girls and breast cancer.
The mentioned hormones are administered to buffaloes and cows to increase the dairy production, however; medical experts believe that these hormones could lead to increased chances of breast cancer and early puberty in females.
Is it a case of early puberty, a warning sign to test for possible conditions, or an unremarkable departure from typical development that does not require any intervention?
Numerous studies have demonstrated that regular consumption of genetically-engineered crops can increase health risks for cancer, diabetes, early puberty, infertility, and obesity.
In the last six months alone, more than 60 per cent of patients (around 50) at the Hospital's paediatric endocrinology department have been diagnosed with short stature, thyroid disorders and early puberty.

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