Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 19 September 2017 Crosswords keep your brain sharper as you get older. Crosswords keep your brain sharper as you get older. The results of a large online trial involving over 17,000 individuals aged 50 and older that was recently conducted by British scientists suggest that the more frequently people do word quizzes like crossword puzzles, the better their memory, attention and reasoning capacities. The researchers estimate that the brains of elderly word puzzle lovers perform as though they were ten years younger when it comes to the accuracy of their short-term memory and the speed of their grammatical reasoning. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.