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 23 August 2016 Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running. A study involving laboratory mice has shown that the concentration of a protein called cathepsin B, which increases in the blood following a run, promotes the growth of neurons in the brain. According to researchers, an increase in cathepsin B levels in humans who exercise regularly for several months can be linked to improved performance in complex recall tasks, like drawing from memory. So if you want to bolster your mental capacity, put in some time on the gym treadmill. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Personal trainer is half the woman she used to be Medical 7 tips from a dietitian on how to manage IBS Diet and nutrition Is the raw food diet ever a good idea? Fitness Build a stronger body with one super-move and one weight News Vitamin D no cure for brain diseases Parenting Do gluten-free kids' foods provide enough nutrition? From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Smoking and weight gain » Don't think that you're off the hook if you smoke cigars 10 smoking myths people still believe Quitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slim Best results in limiting weight gain after quitting smoking were found in women who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. Baby talk » Why Khloé Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby Baby making Real talk: Is there a ‘right’ age to have a baby? PS Can my mom stop talking about my biological clock already?