Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human body > Health-in-Motion 10 August 2017 “Exercise-in-a-pill” There might be hope for those of us who can’t seem to make it to gym nearly often enough: “exercise-in-a-pill”. Jokes aside, this sort of advance would really benefit folks whose ability to work out is impaired, including individuals with limited mobility, obese people and the elderly. Scientists have recently isolated a chemical compound which activates a gene pathway in sedentary mice that is normally triggered by running and which results in all of its beneficial effects, from better endurance to increased fat burning, without actually moving a muscle. 0 More: Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Beware of 3 other diseases besides Listeriosis, officials warn Fitness Lose your gut with these 3 riding tips Fitness Are veiny arms really a sign you’re super fit? Lifestyle Here’s why you should take your houseplant to work Diet and nutrition Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Medical SEE: About 90% of teenagers suffer from this condition From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Terrific Tea! » Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Healthy? Are you sure? » 5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick? 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.