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 05 September 2016 There are many reasons why people suffer from depression There are many reasons why people suffer from depression. Some causes are environmental while others are genetic. By analysing the DNA of over 300,000 people in Europe, scientists have recently discovered 17 distinct genetic variations that increase the risk of a person developing depression. The presence of each genetic variant is believed to make a tiny contribution to the chances of someone developing the condition. Pointing out that depression is really a disease of the brain, the researchers hope that their findings will lead to new treatment options. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Infections may be a trigger for heart attack and stroke Medical Smoking pot? It could cost you your job Medical How a support dog has transformed the life of this boy with autism Medical Mangoes prove why they are considered the 'king of fruits' Medical A healthy lifestyle lowers the odds of breast cancer's return Diet and nutrition A handy guide to portion control - measuring food with your fist Live healthier Vaping dangers » Why vaping may do your heart no favours US moves to restrict flavoured e-cig sales, ban menthol cigarettes Under pressure, top US e-cig maker pulls most flavoured products from market Friends' vaping could pose danger to kids with asthma In a study, school children with asthma were found to be more likely to suffer an asthma attack after exposure to vapour from someone else's e-cigarette. Protect your skin » Just a little weightlifting can help your heart How to handle incontinence at the gym 10 ways to keep your skin glowing with good health in 2019 Avoid germs at the gym to protect your skin The bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause skin infections love warm, moist places like sweaty exercise equipment and locker room showers.