Higher levels of IGF-I and adrenal androgens at age 8 years are associated with earlier age at menarche in girls

Ajay Thankamony, Ken K Ong, M Lynn Ahmed, Andy R Ness, David B Dunger, Jeffrey M P Holly

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Abstract

Earlier age at menarche is associated with rapid infancy weight gain and childhood obesity. The role of hormone levels in mediating these associations is unclear.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E786-90
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume97
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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