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Poverty cycle might bring on early puberty — In The News

Tessa Evans posted in on May 24th, 2017.

Early puberty is much more likely to hit kids from poorer homes — potentially leading to health problems in later life, according to an Australian study led by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. The study, published today in Paediatrics, is based on data from 3,500 children in the Growing Up in Australia study. It found that […]

Mother’s diet has life-long implications for children

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 25th, 2009.

A mother’s diet before and during pregnancy can help determine when a daughter reaches puberty and her own reproductive capacity later in life, according a paper authored by Liggins Institute researchers and appearing in the online journal PLoS One today. Globally, a dramatic decrease in age at the start of puberty is occurring. Over the […]

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