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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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Highly Cited
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… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
  • L. Giudice
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 5480407
A healthy 25-year-old woman presents with worsening dysmenorrhea, pain of recent onset in the left lower quadrant, and… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT The relationship between age at menarche and cardiovascular disease remains unclear. Two recent studies found an inverse… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND Concern regarding change in the onset of sexual maturation of US girls has increased the need for current information… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Among U.S. women, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer (excluding skin cancers) and the second leading cause of… 
Highly Cited
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… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
WE present data documenting a secular trend toward an earlier age of menarche in Europe and the United States in the past century… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Height and weight at menarche were estimated by interpolation of longitudinal growth data for 181 girls. Mean weight at menarche… 
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
In Great Britain some girls begin to menstruate in their 10th or 11th years, while others who are equally healthy may not…