Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 13 September 2017 When do we start developing our language skills? When do we start developing our language skills? Earlier than you might think! A recent study by US linguists who employed non-invasive sensing technology to examine pregnant women found that their fetuses were able to distinguish between someone speaking to them in Japanese and English a month before they were born, probably by noting the rhythmic differences between these languages. The wide variety of sounds to which fetuses are exposed is likely to be important in the development of the brain’s auditory cortex and our very first language skills. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X The 12 best natural remedies for a cough, according to doctors 2019-09-08 21:00 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Can rooibos tea really help you to lose weight? Lifestyle WATCH: How your period is making other people rich Medical Does a salt water gargle do anything for a sore throat or nah? Lifestyle Smartphones may leak more radiation than expected Medical 6 foods that can cause inflammation Diet and nutrition Fighting stunting and obesity with food Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.