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Thanks to BPA and other chemicals the new age of puberty for girls is 10

4/9/2012 - Girls as young as 7 years old are now beginning to develop breasts and undergo other body changes that their mothers had not experienced until years later. The prime culprit for this new phenomena is bisphenol A, better known as simply BPA. BPA is a colorless solid chemical compound which has two...

Young girls now reaching puberty at age seven

11/19/2010 - An increasing number of U.S. girls are now reaching puberty as young as the age of seven, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cincinnati's Children's Hospital and published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers examined more than 1,200 girls between the ages of six and eight who were...

Girls now reaching puberty at age nine, thanks to chemicals in the food supply (milk and plastics)

10/30/2010 - The average age of puberty in girls is now nine, in a phenomenon increasingly being blamed on rising obesity and exposure to hormone-disrupting pollutants in the food supply. The study was conducted in 2006 by researchers from the world-renowned Department of Growth and Reproduction at University...

Hormones in meat cause young girls to reach puberty sooner

10/23/2010 - Girls who eat a diet higher in meat reach puberty significantly earlier than girls who eat less meat, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Brighton and published in the journal Public Health Nutrition. The researchers followed more than 3,000 girls from birth, analyzing...

Early Puberty in American Girls is Likely Caused by Diet

9/9/2010 - A study published in the August 9, 2010, issue of Pediatrics concluded American girls are undergoing puberty earlier than they were decades ago. While there are many reasons to be concerned about this conclusion, Americans may also want to consider how to prevent future generations from early onset....

Gender-bender chemicals causing early puberty in girls

8/24/2010 - "Endocrine disrupting" chemicals that mimic or interfere with the body's natural sex hormones are partially responsible for early puberty in girls, according to a study conducted by researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. "Research has shown that early pubertal development in...

Puberty in Girls Hastened by Harmful Chemicals

4/21/2010 - Multiple studies have found that chemicals found in such products as food cans, toys, shower curtains, and water bottles may be to blame for causing an early onset of puberty in girls. Furthermore, the studies found that the chemicals also put them at a greater risk of diabetes and cancer. The three...

High-Fat Prenatal Diet Leads to Early Puberty and Obesity in Offspring

1/9/2009 - Children whose mothers ate a high-fat diet while pregnant with them and while breastfeeding are more likely to hit puberty early and to become obese as adults, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Liggins Institute of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and presented at the 90th...

Obesity in puberty linked to hormone disorder (press release)

7/14/2006 - Girls who are obese during the early stages of puberty have an increased risk of developing abnormally high levels of androgens, a type of steroid hormone, according to a report in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This condition, referred to as hyperandrogenemia, is characterized...

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