Home > Lifestyle > Travel health > News News All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News Drivers more likely to die in crashes Researchers claim that passenger car drivers are more likely to die in crashes with SUVs, regardless of crash safety ratings. Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » 8 healthy snacks to fill you African health in focus Farting on flights A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced flyers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903 - is it okay to fart mid-flight? A dim blue light keeps night drivers alert A dim blue light in the car may keep sleep-deprived drivers alert at night and reduce mistakes as effectively as caffeine, new research suggests. Sleepy, drunken drivers equally bad A study found that drivers who were either drunk or sleepy were at least twice as likely to be responsible for a vehicle accident compared to well-rested and sober drivers. Granny Nav to guide elderly drivers Older drivers may now be able to stay on the road for longer thanks to new technology being developed by scientists that uses pictures of mail boxes or pubs as visual turning cues. Many people drive while drowsy Driving drowsy is a major factor in traffic accidents and deaths in the globally, federal health officials reported. Fear of flying can be cured Psychologists who treat fear of flying and travellers who've overcome say the treatments are so effective that upwards of 80% more people who get the treatment can fly. “ Latest comment on Health24 Maureen Beach says... This study did not prove the claims made in this article. The authors of the study admit that they looked at association, which is not the same as causation. In addition, it’s... Sugary drinks tied to kidney stone risk ” Long commute bad for your health A new study has found that greater commuting distances are associated with decreased cardiorespiratory fitness, increased weight, and other indicators of metabolic risk. Long MP3 playlists distract drivers Searching for a favourite song on your MP3 player in the car can lead to distracted driving, researchers say. One in three open to medical tourism Nearly a third of people surveyed around the world say they are open to the idea of medical tourism - travelling abroad to enjoy cheaper medical or dental treatment. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.