Tag: "menarche" at biology news
Early Menarche Puts Young Girls In Peril
...to menstruate. She compares the Victorian view on menarche
with today's and chronicles the diminishing mother-daughter dialogue, the disappearance of single-sex groupings and intergenerational mentoring and discusses how these trends endanger today's teen girls. She shows how recent social trends have shift...
Higher fibre intake linked to later periods, scientists say
...s at the University of Toronto. "The risk of early menarche
for girls who consumed more than 25 grams of dieta...e, physical activity, maternal history and date of menarche
was collected. In the study, the age of menstrual onset ranged from 8.5 to 15.6 years with a median ...
US researchers find endometriosis associated with wide range of diseases
...on't know whether endometriosis actually occurs at menarche
as others have reported or whether it develops over time. It's also unclear whether early treatment could prevent chronic pelvic pain from taking hold. It is vital therefore that attempts should be made to diagnose and treat endometriosis in adolesce...
Findings offer further understanding about growth and development in young male gymnasts
...ed to delayed pubertal onset, delayed age at first menarche
and failure to develop mature skeletal structure. In males, despite evidence that physical activity can also result in hormonal changes, there have been few studies that examined the relationship between training and the onset of puberty. Accordingl...