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 20 October 2016 What are the health benefits of meditating and going on vacation? What are the health benefits of meditating and going on vacation? Studying the impacts of both on 94 healthy women ranging in age from 30 to 60, American scientists found that a holiday at a resort offers improved vitality along with a positive and immediate effect on the molecular networks in our bodies that are related to stress and immune pathways. Regular mediators received an additional boost to their antiviral activity when they went on a meditation retreat. You have our blessing to meditate and go on vacation as often as possible. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition 4 carbs you can eat without gaining weight Medical Heart attack survivors have another thing to worry about - new research suggests they are more vulnerable to developing cancer Diet and nutrition 5 nutrient-dense foods that fit your budget Medical How a fasting diet could benefit your heart health Medical Why physical therapy programmes are beneficial Mental health Could psychotherapy work for you? 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.