Childhood Obesity May Trigger Early Puberty in Girls

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Girls who are obese by the age of 4 are more likely to reach puberty before their 10th birthday. The findings stem from a study which predicts that puberty will come earlier as the child obesity crisis worsens. The research, the first to track children from when they were toddlers to the age of 12, establishes a firm link between childhood obesity and early onset puberty. For the full story, visit: The AgeRead Full Story