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Gene linked to early puberty in girls

... which is said to be the cause for girls attaining puberty as early as 8- 10 years. However the most widely h...tists are now studying the effects of this gene on puberty in boys. Using the same yardstick they reason out that those with CYP1B1 gene should attain puberty ...

Early puberty more resistance

A recent study has found that early puberty and late menopause have better chances of surviving a broken hip.Broken hips are a common symptom of osteoporosis, or brittle bone disease.// Most women who sustain a hip fracture survive, but sometimes death can occur as a result. Researchers in N...

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

...oepiandrosterone sulphate) rose more slowly during puberty in women living at high altitudes. These steroid hormones are produced by the adrenal gland occur naturally in the bloodstream and brain tissue of all healthy individuals. They are important for physical and mental wellbeing, but levels decline with...

New technique for heart enlargement

...agnosed earlier with the disease, instead of after puberty when hypertrophy usually begins to develop. Advances like this one may make a difference with this disease as well as help us understand and prevent sudden death in our population, particularly in young athletes....

Teens break bones 'due to lack of milk'

...s occur around the time of the growth spurt during puberty and specialists have suggested that this could be because the bones become more porous when they are growing fast. That, though, does not explain the increase. The commonest age for fractures is between eight and 11 for girls and between 11 and 14 fo...

Prevention of Rickets

...o children until the growth spurt that accompanies puberty is finished. Moderate sun exposure will also help....

Understanding The Link Between Hormone Replacement and Respiratory Disease

..., with boys more likely to have the disease before puberty and girls more likely to have it after puberty, researchers speculated hormone replacement after menopause might put women at higher risk. COPD, which is mainly caused by smoking, has traditionally hit men harder than women, but the increasing tenden...

Solutions Being Sought For Prevention Of Rickets

...o children until the growth spurt that accompanies puberty is finished. Moderate sun exposure will also help....

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

...ion during adolescence. However bone growth during puberty may be important in preventing osteoporosis and fractures later in life. Researcher Dr Heli Viljakainen said at the second joint www.ects-ibms-2005.org.meeting of the European Calcified Tissue Society and the International Bone and Mineral Soci...

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

...ion during adolescence. However bone growth during puberty may be important in preventing osteoporosis and fractures later in life. Researcher Dr Heli Viljakainen said at the second joint www.ects-ibms-2005.org.meeting of the European Calcified Tissue Society and the International Bone and Mineral Soci...

Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity

...rofessionals in thinking that girls who have early puberty are more likely to develop obesity," said Dr. Nicolas Stettler, a pediatric nutrition specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia The Tufts researcher found that in girls who experienced their first period before the age of 12, excessive weigh...

Women With High Oestrogen Levels Have Prettier Faces

...nd smaller noses and jaws. Oestrogen levels during puberty are believed to play a very important role in the appearance of a woman by affecting bone growth and skin texture. The results are also consistent with previous studies that have established that female attractiveness also fluctuated throughout the m...

Teenage Mental Problems Could Be The Result Of Stress During Early Life

...use early in life have been reported to go through puberty at earlier ages than non-abused girls. It could be quite possible that early puberty onset may not be a response to all types of early-life stress, but may be more specific to girls exp...

Calcium From Food Better Than From Supplements

...s peak bone mass during the rapid-growth period of puberty in which 60 percent of the adult bone mass accumulates and thus prevent osteoporosis in adulthood. The study, published in the November issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that children who already receive adequate amounts of...

Trendsetters: Little girls fast track into ladies even before they know it

... little girls not more than 10 years, are reaching puberty 18 months sooner than their mothers and 2 years ea...ndmothers, a new research has revealed. // Early puberty is triggered by a range of factors that includes high levels of obesity, a lack of exercise and most...

Genetic Reasons behind Change in One’s Blood Pressur

...t there are a new set of genes that show up during puberty and then afterwards these genes remain consistent from that point onward. Dr. Snieder talks about the need for the identification of genes responsible for blood pressure changes but these genes vary over a period of time and hence it becomes diffic...

African American Children More Pone to Develop Diabetes

...of the cases, these levels may return to normal as puberty progresses. Children, in whom these levels do not ... but we now know that physiological changes during puberty may make an important contribution to the risk profile', concluded Dr. Geoff Ball. ...

India's Economic Boom Pack To Waste Children Life

...r education, who marry when they are barely out of puberty and have little or no say in the nutrition of their children. V. Ramani, director-general of the state-run Nutrition and Health Mission says, ‘Economic growth alone is not a guarantee that its benefits will percolate to every segment of society,’ V...

Renewable Oocytes of Mice created hope in Human Fertility Treatment

...hat mice could continue to produce eggs throughout puberty and adulthood. Although their speculation caused debate throughout the scientific community, the scientists could not produce evidence to confirm their idea. However, Professor Findlay and Dr Kerr's research gives support to the theory. Their finding...

Closing in on Lethal Heart Rhythm in Young Athletes

... showed that familial ARVD generally strikes after puberty and its symptoms - dizziness, fatigue and fainting after exercise - may appear up to 15 years before diagnosis. Source-Newswise SRM...

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