Menarche

Known as: first menstrual cycle 
The beginning of the menstrual cycle; the first menstrual cycle in an individual. [GOC:curators, PMID:16311040]
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2017
Review
2017
The present overview of ovarian cancer epidemiology summarizes the main results for a network of case-control studies in Italy… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Age at menarche is a marker of timing of puberty in females. It varies widely between individuals, is a heritable trait and is… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
To identify loci for age at menarche, we performed a meta-analysis of 32 genome-wide association studies in 87,802 women of… (More)
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2009
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2009
CONTEXT The relationship between age at menarche and cardiovascular disease remains unclear. Two recent studies found an inverse… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To assess secular trends in menarcheal age between 1973 and 1994 and to determine whether childhood levels of height… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Obesity is an increasingly prevalent nutritional disorder throughout the world and is a risk factor for many chronic… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The importance of age at menarche, age at menopause, height, and obesity as risk factors for breast cancer, and the possible… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
To assist in medical counseling, we present a method to estimate the chance that a woman with given age and risk factors will… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
Frisch, R. E., and Revelle, R. (1971). Archives of Disease in Childhood, 46, 695. Height and weight at menarche and a hypothesis… (More)
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1970
Highly Cited
1970
Height and weight at menarche were found for each subject in three longitudinal growth studies. Early and late maturing girls… (More)
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