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 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Add asthma to list of possible causes of childhood obesity Medical Feeling down during spring? Blame your seasonal allergies News UP student wakes up from 11 week coma: ‘We’ve been surprised by how strong she is’ Parenting C-section rates have nearly doubled since 2000 News Most people can recognise about 5 000 faces News Are electric hand dryers better than paper towels? 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.