Obstetrics & gynaecology

Growth hormone plays key role in early puberty, breast cancer risk

When girls reach puberty at an unusually early age, they face a significantly higher risk of developing breast cancer later in life. Now, experts at Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati offer a new, unified ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experiencing childhood trauma makes body and brain age faster: study

Children who suffer trauma from abuse or violence early in life show biological signs of aging faster than children who have never experienced adversity, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new role for a triple-negative breast cancer target

Unlike almost every other organ, the mammary gland does not develop until after birth. And it's unusually dynamic, shape-shifting during menstrual cycles, puberty, pregnancy, and lactation.

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