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 21 November 2016 Prescribed statins Men who have been prescribed statins to reduce their cholesterol and increase the flow of blood through their arteries may be surprised that these drugs may also help with their sex life. A study involving 100 men aged from 40 to 70 has shown that statins improved erectile dysfunction about half as much as medications specifically designed to deal with erection problems, like Viagra. Of course Viagra works much faster (typically within 30 minutes), but as the researchers note, why not boost your heart and your erections at the same time? 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Want fewer UTIs? Go vegetarian 2020-02-17 20:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Parenting General anaesthesia boosts postpartum depression risk after C-section Medical She put off heart symptoms until it was almost too late Medical Why health risks persist for young cancer survivors Medical Why meds may not prevent migraines in kids Medical Bone marrow transplants less risky now Fitness A workout could be good medicine for the common cold 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.