Health Highlights: Sept.22, 2022​

First evidence that babies can taste, smell in the womb. Special scans of late-term fetuses show that those whose moms had just consumed carrots showed more "laughter face" responses, while those whose moms had eaten kale showed more "cry face" responses. Read more

Fattened-up bears offer clues to human diabetes. Every year, hibernating bears pack on a huge amount of weight and then lie around for months -- all without suffering the health consequence of diabetes. Now researchers are closer to unlocking their secret. Read more

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Every year, hibernating bears are able to feast, pack on a huge amount of weight and then lie around for months -- all without suffering the health consequence of diabetes. Now researchers are closer to understanding their secret.

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