Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Don't believe these asthma myths > Health-in-Motion 04 October 2016 Who do you think consumes more alcohol – singles or people in relationships? Who do you think consumes more alcohol – singles or people in relationships? Analysing the drinking behaviour of nearly 5000 Americans, scientists have recently found that folks who live together or are married tend to drink less alcohol and drink less often than those who are single or divorced. According to one of the researchers, Diana Dinescu of the University of Virginia, "once you're in a committed relationship, your drinking frequency declines permanently, whereas quantity goes back up if you exit that relationship". 0 More in Newsletters Your dog probably understands more than you might think More: Daily Dose: Don't believe these asthma mythsHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex US STIs hit all-time high in 2015 Medical Human right-handedness might go back almost 2 million years Mental health Troubled childhood may boost bipolar risk Diet and nutrition Our genes may soon advise our food and lifestyle choices Lifestyle Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Medical Don't believe these asthma myths From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.