Reuters Health: Birth weight, early weight gain may hasten puberty (tx, novapsyche)

Posted on December 10, 2009


A relatively low birth weight and early-age weight gain may increase the likelihood of early puberty, hint findings from a German study. Earlier onset of puberty has been linked to certain cancers, high blood sugar and obesity. I reached puberty relatively late. Overall the onset age of puberty in the USA is trending younger.

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