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 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Exercising with allergies – what you should know Medical Do therapists need therapy? Lifestyle Scientists closer to drug that cuts nicotine dependence Diet and nutrition Gluten-free craze: But what about people who really can't have gluten? News Drug addicts target patients for their medication News Health dept commits to resolve critical ARV shortages before year end From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.