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 August 2017 What can older women do to lower their chances of developing cardiovascular disease? What can older women do to lower their chances of developing cardiovascular disease? Start by taking brisk walks, say Swedish scientists. Working with 120 women over the age of 65, they found that just ten minutes of moderate physical exercise per day can make a significant difference in counteracting the negative effects a sedentary lifestyle has on the risk of cardiovascular disease. "We are not talking slow everyday pace, but at least one brisk walk or other physical activity requiring some exertion," notes Andreas Nilsson, one of the researchers. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Eczema dramatically impacts quality of life Lifestyle What are beta-blockers – and can they treat your anxiety? Diet and nutrition Craving chips? This is how to make your own vegetable crisps and satisfy your junk food cravings Medical HIV doubles heart disease risk News Almost 1 300 genes tied to academic success News SEE: The difference between dementia and delerium 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 Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.