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PUBERTY, civil law. The age in boys after fourteen years until full age, and in girls after twelve years until full age. Ayl. Pand. 63; Hall's Pract. 14; Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. tom. 6, p. 100; Inst. 1, 22; Dig. 1, 7, 40, 1; Code, 5, 60, 3.

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1991) acknowledge the relatively small relationships and effects found in the above studies; nevertheless, they contend that the theory offers an intriguing reanalysis of traditional views regarding the early onset of puberty.
Possible links between pesticide exposure and increasing cancer rates, falling sperm counts and the early onset of puberty in girls, have already been suggested by other research from around the world.
announced it submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for SUPPRELIN(R)-LA, a 12-month implant for central precocious puberty (CPP), or the early onset of puberty in children.
This may be due to the onset of puberty or interpersonal challenges, such as emotionally demanding peer and romantic relationships, which are often experienced during adolescence.
Endo Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development, sale and marketing of branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals used to treat and manage pain, bladder cancer, prostate cancer and the early onset of puberty in children, or central precocious puberty (CPP).
His research, drawn up after analysing 35 scientific studies, found watching TV suppresses production of the hormone melatonin, which is important for the immune system, sleep and the onset of puberty.
The age for the onset of puberty is reported to have declined in many human populations over the last 50 years (Lee et al.
Berkson links petrochemicals--plastics, detergents, solvents, and pesticides--to effects including a drop in the average onset of puberty, to a rise in the incidence of breast cancer, and a decrease in sperm levels.
Possible links between pesticide exposure and increasing cancer rates, falling sperm counts and early onset of puberty in girls, have already been suggested by other research from around the world, he told the BBC.
announced today the successful completion of the active clinical portion of its Phase III study of Supprelin(R) LA, a 12-month implant for treating central precocious puberty (CPP), or the early onset of puberty.
A sharp and very clever Canadian horror dealing with teen angst and the onset of puberty.
Medical College of Wisconsin researchers at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin discovered that the early signs of cardiovascular disease are likely to manifest before the onset of puberty in many children with diabetes.