Health News

For most Europeans, health is the most important aspect of their lives and is likely to become even more important in the future. In our newsletter, we present some amusing, interesting, strange and informative stories associated with health.

2017 October 11

Did you know that babies can swallow and breathe at the same time?

How beautifully practical: Infants can breathe at the same time as being breastfed by connecting their nose with their windpipe and their mouth with their oesophagus. They lose this ability at three months.

2017 June 13

Cleaning the car's air conditioning is essential for allergy sufferers

It's that time of year again, and the pollen count is on the up. For allergy sufferers this means only one thing: coughs, sneezes and streaming eyes. When they're out in the country, hay fever sufferers can't do much about the pollen in the air. But they can in the car. Cleaning the car's air conditioning with a system like airco well® results in clean air in the car.

2017 May 10

Did you know...? Turtles breathe through their bottom!

It’s probably the most unusual way to breathe in the entire animal kingdom, but it's true: some species of turtle breathe through their bottom. Or more precisely, through their cloaca. Read more.

2017 May 09

April 7th is World Health Day. And health is top priority for Europeans.

Fitness studios, super foods and wellness temples are booming. Not surprising given that a TSN Opinion survey for the EU Commission found that 99% of Europeans named health as being most important in their lives – placing the issue above even family or friends. Read more.