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Study finds higher prevalence of early menarche among survivors of childhood sexual abuse

... of sexual abuse may increase the risk of early menarche (i.e., onset of menstrual periods before age 12 ... menarche: a 26 percent increased risk of early menarche for 1-3 incidents of sexual abuse and a 34 percent increased risk of early menarche for four or more incidents, compared with women ...

Childhood Sexual Abuse Might Spur Early Periods

... School of Public Health. "A link between sexual abuse and early menarche [periods], if real, could have important public health implications, because early menarche is associated with earlier age at initiation of sexual activity and first ...

Early Menstruation Lowers Odds of Surviving Ovarian Cancer

... whose age at menarche, or first menstrual cycle, was younger than 12 were 51 percent more likely to die from the cancer than those whose age at menarche was 14 or older, according to the study, published in the July issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention . Ovarian cancer is the ...

Breastfeeding, other factors may affect risk of breast cancer type

... breast cancer. The investigators found that reproductive risk factors varied considerably by breast cancer subtype. For example, early age at menarche was associated with risk of HER2-overexpressing disease but not with any other subtype. Breastfeeding for 6 months or longer was associated with a ...

Single-nucleotide polymorphisms do not substantially improve risk prediction for breast cancer

... an established risk model, called the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool (BCRAT, frequently called the Gail model). BCRAT uses a woman's age, age at menarche and at birth of first child, family history of breast cancer, and breast biopsy results to predict her risk of disease. He also tested whether the ...

Obesity Could Be Linked to Mother's Early Puberty

... paediatric endocrinologist at University Hospital Nottingham, said the big point was that heavier mothers had heavier children. "Age at menarche is strongly related to your weight and it's well recognised that it's getting earlier and earlier." But she said that environmental factors were ...

Mother’s Age Of Puberty Onset May Affect Childre

... stature. This growth pattern is known to confer an increased risk of childhood and adult obesity. The researchers conclude that "earlier age at menarche may indicate a transgenerational influence toward a faster tempo of childhood growth, which is transmitted from the mother to her offspring" and that ...

National Cancer Awareness Day observed

... among females, is related to un-opposed action of estrogen - a hormone produced in the body. It is also common among women who have an early menarche and a late menopause and it is also related to diet rich in fat." Dr. Patel said, "Both these cancers are preventable and can be cured in more ...

Probing Into the Reasons for Alarming Increase in Breast Cancer

... oestrogen, which is quite at the receiving end of fluctuations and changes in diet and reproduction. With an increase in nutritive food, girls attain menarche much earlier, consequently menopause also arrives much later. Money power enjoyed by many has also led to smaller nuclear families, even late ...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

... any such associated risk of asthma even if they are obese , the researchers say. The risk of asthma is much higher among the girls who attain menarche before the age of 11.However ,the risk ,common in the girls who are obese at the age of 11 rather than at 6, the investigators note.In addition,the ...
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