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Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the UK shows the brain continues to develop after childhood and puberty, and is not fully developed until people are well into their 30s and 40s. The findings contradict ...

Dec 22, 2010 report
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High meat diet may lead to early puberty for girls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Increased amounts of meat in children's diets may be part of the reason why girls go through puberty at a much younger age than they did 100 years ago, new research using the Children of the ...

Jun 11, 2010
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Some girls' puberty age still falling, study suggests

Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found American girls were beginning puberty at much younger ages, some as early as 7. A new study released Sunday suggests the average age at ...

Aug 09, 2010
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Genes link puberty timing and body fat in women

Scientists have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women. Notably, many of these genes also act on body weight regulation or biological pathways related to fat metabolism. The study, which ...

Nov 21, 2010
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Earlier, later puberty may trigger aggression in boys

Puberty that arrives earlier or later in adolescent boys relative to their peers can trigger chemicals that are related to antisocial behavior, according to researchers, whose findings have key implications for parents with ...

May 03, 2010
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