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 20 September 2017 Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can improve your chances of living. Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can improve your chances of living to the ripe old age of 85 without suffering from dementia and other cognitive health problems – particularly if your older and middle class. Based on a 29-year-long study, medical scientists at the University of California suggest that women and men who consume “moderate to heavy” quantities of alcohol on five to seven days per week are twice as likely to reach the age of 85 with their mental health intact than their tea totalling peers. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Even untrained dogs seem to know human gestures 2020-01-20 18:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical How Facebook falls short for college kids battling depression Diet and nutrition WATCH: Eating disorders aren’t what you think Medical Large study shows no strong link between baby powder and ovarian cancer Medical WATCH: Are you suffering from technophobia? Lifestyle Love museums, galleries, theatre? How the arts might extend your life News Scientists confirm that China’s new SARS-like virus can spread from human to human Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.