Tag: puberty

1. In multivariable analysis based on survey data, transgender adults who wanted and received pubertal suppression therapy had lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation, compared with transgender adults who wanted but did not receive the therapy. 2. Overall, very few (2.5%) of the respondents who had wanted pubertal suppression received...
1. Advanced pubertal development in girls was associated with an increased number of adolescent dating abuse (ADA) victimization if the girls’ friendship group consisted of a greater percentage of boys. 2. Higher levels of ADA were also associated with more relationships, being older, living in a family with lower household...
1. In girls, earlier onset of breast development was associated with a higher risk of depression. 2. In boys, earlier onset of genitalia development was not found to be significantly associated with the presence of depression. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: The age of onset of puberty has been on...
1. Using Tanner staging of genital development and testicular volume as markers for puberty, this study found that overweight white and African American boys had earlier onset of puberty compared with normal weight boys. 2. Obese white and African American boys had later onset of puberty compared with overweight boys....
Image: CC/Wiki 1. Females with the highest levels of urine-phthalate metabolites had later development of both breasts and pubic hair than those with the lowest levels. 2. The dose-response relationship was more apparent in normal-weight compared to over-weight girls. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: This study found that higher levels of...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. In a study population of girls 3-12 years of age, it was found that African-American females developed secondary sexual characteristics at a significantly earlier age than white girls. 2. African-American females had earlier menarche at 12.16 years of age, compared to 12.88 years of age among white females. Original...
Image: PD  1. Girls with a body mass index (BMI) > 50th percentile were noted to have earlier age of onset for breast development when compared to girls with lower BMI.  2. Non-Hispanic white girls had earlier age of pubertal maturation when compared to prior studies, though this was thought, in...