More evidence links girls' obesity with earlier puberty

November 4, 2013 5:22 AM

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More evidence links girls' obesity with earlier puberty

Researchers find earlier onset of puberty in non-Hispanic white girls in the USA. And all girls, regardless of race or ethnicity, with greater obesity started puberty earlier.

The age at which puberty starts in some girls has continued to drop, finds the latest study to suggest obesity may be a key trigger.

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