Puberty

Five-year-old girl who got her period at age four to soon go through menopause

Five-year-old girl who got her period at age four to soon go through menopause

Emily will soon start exhibiting signs of menopause because of the abnormal onset of her menstrual cycle.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Early puberty linked to poverty – Survey second's it

Early puberty linked to poverty – Survey second's it

The factors determining early puberty have received greater attention recently as more kids are starting puberty at an earlier age than past generations.

May 24, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Common pesticide exposure may speed puberty in boys: Study

Evidence of recent exposure to the chemical appears in human urine as a metabolite, or molecule, called 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA).

Apr 03, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
Kerala: 12-year-old boy fathers child with 16-year-old, gets booked under POCSO Act

Kerala: 12-year-old boy fathers child with 16-year-old, gets booked under POCSO Act

According to a report, the girl and the boy are relatives.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Sexual abuse may accelerate puberty in girls, says study

Sexual abuse may accelerate puberty in girls, says study

A new study has revealed that girls, who experience physical and sexual abuse in life may accelerate early puberty.

Mar 19, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Health Ministry launches 'Saathiya Kits' to improve adolescent health

Health Ministry launches 'Saathiya Kits' to improve adolescent health

Health Secretary CK Mishra launched the 'Saathiya Resource Kits' along with the 'Saathiya Salah' - a mobile app for adolescents - under the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program.

 

Feb 20, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Start young: Heart care should begin at puberty, say doctors

Stress, one of the biggest culprits for cardiac ailments -- and many other ailments too -- is a given in today's life.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Puberty changes the way how we recognise faces

The face, which is known as the index of mind, is as unique as fingerprints and can reveal a great deal of information about our health, personality, age, and feelings.

Oct 03, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
Puberty can change the way how humans recognise faces

Puberty can change the way how humans recognise faces

New research has found that adolescents also begin to view faces differently in puberty.

Oct 01, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

Here's why teenagers become obese at puberty!

The study also found that teenagers exercise less during puberty, adding to the calorie excess that underlies obesity. 

Sep 09, 2016, 14:12 PM IST