NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of researchers has uncovered nearly 400 genomic regions associated with age at menarche.

Age at onset of puberty is affected by a combination of genetic, nutritional, and other environmental factors and that timing, in turn, is associated with risk of cancer later in life.

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