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 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Shocking prevalence of pregnancies, HIV infections in 9-19 year olds in Limpopo village Lifestyle Is it safe to sleep with your contact lenses in? We found out Lifestyle How does circumcision really affect your sex life? Here are the facts Lifestyle Do you feel sad after sex? This is why and what you can do about it Medical IBS – 4 symptoms that extend beyond your stomach Lifestyle Lung scans of smokers with COPD can reveal heart disease 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.