Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently

Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.

Eight and nine-year-olds experience poor body image as hormone levels rise

Children as young as eight are vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a new study has found.

For girls who mature early, psychological problems last into adulthood

For the past 50 years, researchers have known that girls who get their periods earlier.

Early puberty may mean less time in education for girls

The age at which girls have their first period may influence how long they stay.

New study finds girls feel unprepared for puberty

Girls from low-income families in the U.S. are unprepared for puberty and have largely negative.

School attendance improves when girls are given free sanitary pads and puberty lessons

In schools where sanitary pads or puberty education were not provided, over 18 months levels.