Home > Lifestyle > How to travel safely > Modes of travel Modes of travel All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News British lawyer suffers gruesome spider bite whilst travelling to South Africa A 40 year old lawyer from the United Kingdom almost lost his leg after suffering a horrific spider bite on a Qatar flight to South Africa. Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » 8 healthy snacks to fill you Weird things found in airport security US government wants airline data to prevent accidents In future the US government will require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents. The unique risks space tourists will face Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit. But they should be aware of the health risks from gravitational forces, space radiation and space motion sickness. 10 worst passengers and who got kicked off the plane Drunk, swearing, urinating, vomiting, violent. Here's a list of what simply have to be the worst air passengers ever. Plane crash concerns as air traffic doubles Growing demand for travel, mostly in developing nations, to pose safety challenge for airlines. Your body on a long flight Whether you’re ensconced in first class or crammed into coach, flying above 30 000 feet for four-plus hours can affect your health. Here’s how… Space tourism: on your bucket list? A new era of commercial space flight has dawned. Do you have the right stuff to be a space tourist? It's not all fun and floating about. American questioned for shipping human body parts A tourist was questioned in Thailand after trying to ship baby's head and other body parts to the US. Why do people get air rage? In yet another air rage case, the niece of celebrity designer Ralph Lauren has been charged with drunk and disorderly conduct on high. What is it about air travel that makes passengers snap? People in high places Altitude isn’t just an issue for mountain climbers. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.