Adolescent Medicine

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Adolescent medicine is a medical subspecialty that deals primarily with the care and treatment of patients who are in the adolescent stage of development. This period typically starts between the ages of nine to 11 for females and 11 to 14 for males.  Considered as a primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine integrates various iatrical aspects including dermatology, endocrinology,gynecology, nutrition, psychology and sports medicine. It is […]

Delayed Puberty

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Puberty is said to be delayed when a girl or a boy has gone through the usual age of onset of puberty without any physical or hormonal signs that it is beginning. The typical signs of puberty normally appear by age 13 for girls and age 14 for boys. However, puberty may be delayed for a number of years […]

Trends and Changes for Teens and Sex

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Over the past few decades there has been a drastic change in sexual behavior among teenagers. It is quite glaring that teen females have gradually become more liberated and sexually aggressive, to the point of being promiscuous. There is absolutely an upheaval in the sexual context of what is socially acceptable and what is not. […]