Brigham and Women's Hospital Study Links Genetic Mutation to Early Puberty  
6/6/2013 8:02:42 AM

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Scientists have identified mutations in a gene responsible for some cases of early puberty, an issue of growing concern to doctors, as children begin developing earlier and earlier. Doctors define early puberty as the development of secondary sex characteristics before age 8 in girls and before age 9 in boys.

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