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Famine as a fetus linked to early menopause

(Reuters Health) – Early menopause is more likely among women who were exposed to famine in the womb, a recent study in China suggests. Researchers compared the timing of menopause for 751 women born during a famine in China from 1959 to 1961 and for 1,029 women who were young children during the same period.… Read More »

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Well: Early Puberty in Girls Raises the Risk of Depression

Photo Credit Getty Images When girls come in for their physical exams, one of the questions I routinely ask is “Do you get your period?” I try to ask before I expect the answer to be yes, so that if a girl doesn’t seem to know about the changes of puberty that lie ahead, I… Read More »

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