Tag: "puberty" at medical news
The Bald Truth: Men Better to Cut Short Thinning Hair
It starts with a receding hairline during puberty
followed by a bald spot on the back of the head. Soon, only a fringe of hair remains where there had once been a full and proud thatch.// Many men suffer from male pattern baldness. Some find toupees or hairpieces uncomfortable, but turning the rem...
Stress brings about early onset of puberty
...m, there has been a steady decline in the onset of puberty
in the last 150 years that has dropped 3 years in ...faster, leaving an increasing gap between physical puberty
(changes to their bodies) and social puberty
(when they are able to make decision for themselves)", ...
Smoking for Weight Control? Slim chance of staying slim, fat chance of going up in smoke!
...tually inhibits growth in boys. Since girls attain puberty
faster, their growth is not hampered due to smoking. Dr. Louise Pilote added, "There is an important public-health message here that we need to get to teenage girls: Smoking is not going to help you lose weight. Smoking isn't glamorous and the toba...
Exercise In Childhood Provides Lifelong Benefits
...o exercise during the crucial growing years around puberty
when you reach adult size and strength,' Warden said. 'We also knew that bones are not as responsive to exercise when you are older.' What was not known, however, was if the skeletal benefits of exercising while young would last a lifetime, Warden...
Study Focus on the Need for Vigilance in Two Key Areas Among Adolescents
..." said Peebles, who pointed out that growth before puberty
is critical to future development. "Children should be growing rapidly during pre-adolescence. But these kids had not only stopped gaining, they'd even lost weight." Adult-specific diagnostic criteria for such eating disorders as anorexia and bulim...
Testosterone Decline in Men Linked to Lifestyle, Increases in Obese Girls
...ly higher levels of testosterone before and during puberty
(i.e., the peripubertal phase). Researchers have f...asure used by pediatricians. The early stages of puberty
(Tanner 1-3) are particularly critical times in a girl’s development. “Since this is when the comple...
Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity
...to people who are physically mature at least above puberty
and their BMI has crossed 40. Very rare cases of having the BMI above fifty would be advised this surgery as the first option, as suggested by Professor John Wilding who holds an obesity clinic at University Hospital Aintree. He agreed that this su...
Sex Ends as Seasons Shift and Kisspeptin Levels Plummet
A hormone implicated in the onset of human puberty
also appears to control reproductive activity in s...uteinizing hormone, both of which are important to puberty
and other sex-related functions. "Studies in humans have shown that individuals with deficits in ...
Brain-Damaged Girl Frozen in Time to Remain Child-Sized Forever
...ree years ago, her parents observed early signs of puberty
and became concerned that she would become too large to lift or move. After consulting with the doctors, Ashley was given a hysterectomy, a surgery that prevents breast growth and high doses of oestrogen were given, that have frozen her body at its c...
Girls Encounter More Stress Than Boys
...//, says a study. Experts have known that by mid puberty
(age 13 or so) more girls than boys experience depression. But the new study, reported by the online edition of Daily Mail, says girls experience more interpersonal stress and exhibit more depression symptoms than boys. Benjamin L. Hankin, assistan...
Permanent Weight Loss Requires Transition to Healthy Eating
... the hormonal changes the body goes through during puberty
and menopause, it is difficult to reach a weight loss goal during those times," she said. Dieting while pregnant or nursing should never be undertaken. Lennert recommends people tell their family and friends loudly and clearly: "In future, I'm goin...
Childhood Obesity Linked to Early Puberty.
Obese four year old girls are expected to reach puberty
before their 10th birthday. This was revealed by a...ong term psychological and social effects of early puberty
like alcoholism and smoking. This study was published in the American journal Pediatrics. Four hun...
Nepal Gets Its First Graduate Goddess
...le goddess, however, turns mortal when she reaches puberty
and a new four-year-old is chosen to replace her. Though the state pays former Kumaris a pension, it is still a traumatic experience for the teenagers having to learn to start living as a human being, no longer entitled to unquestioning obedience an...
Panic may Lead to Serious Mental Health Problems in Adolescents
...t is the first direct test of the relation between puberty
and panic-type responding for both male and female...ogy. While existing research has suggested that puberty
might be a critical period of high risk in terms of the development of mental illnesses, relatively ...
Mothers of Rebellious Teens- Blame It on THP
...l changes going on in puberty.'So the beginning of puberty
is a time when a lot of emotions and responses to stress are increased. It's nothing new that teenagers go through a difficult time.' Smith says that while it is possible to block this particular effect of THP, it will require more research , but ...
Girls With Early Puberty at Greater Risk for Drugs, Sex, Alcohol
...t this study shows that parents of girls who reach puberty
ahead of the peers and who have an older boyfriend should take a special interest.” Source-Newswise SRM...
Chubby Cute Little Girls- Not for the Health Conscious
...system and the lungs. "Heavier girls tend to reach puberty
earlier than girls of normal weight," Dr Burgess said. "It's postulated then that the effects of exposure to estrogens at a younger age possibly `programs' the lungs to develop asthma later on, but that purely a hypothesis at this stage", he was q...
Mother’s Age Of Puberty Onset May Affect Childre
...dentify processes that regulate both the timing of puberty
and the risk of childhood-onset obesity." Source-Eurekalert ANN...
Obesity Could Be Linked to Mother's Early Puberty
Those born to mothers who attained early puberty
tend to be overweight as children, say UK research.... Knowing that rapid infancy weight gain, early puberty
and obesity run together in families may help us identify which children to best target our efforts ...
Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought
...verage 18 cms or 7 inches shorter than today. Also puberty
was delayed beyond 15 and children continued to grow later than today's teenagers. Payne said the earliest bones were from the Battle of Hastings era. One of them is a skeleton of a man aged around 50, probably born during the reign of King Canu...
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