Humans venturing into the environment of space can have negative effects on
the body. Significant adverse effects of long-term weightlessness include muscle
atrophy and deterioration of the skeleton...
Studies of how space flight affects the immune system may provide benefits to
Earth-based medicine. .... These medical monitoring programs, as well as
prospective studies and ... to the cardiovascular system in astronauts living and
working in low-Earth orbit. .... I figure if I don't get rescued by Ares 4, I'm dead
NASA has learned that without gravity working on your body, your bones lose
minerals, ... If you don't exercise and eat properly, you will lose muscle strength,
.... are in place to identify how your immune system changes in space by
analyzing blood, ... On the space station, astronauts receive over ten times the
radiation than ...
Sep 30, 2002 ... Researchers discuss how to keep astronauts safe and healthy during ... Well,
they're going to be a tad more elaborate than that. ... And there may be other
problems: slower wound healing and immune system weaknesses, for example.
... Astronauts on the International Space Station work out about two ...
May 8, 2012 ... New results from research on the International Space Station are offering clues
on why astronauts' immune systems don't work as well in space ...
Astronauts need well-balanced diets as well, but they face some special ....
Because astronauts don't need as much muscle and bone in space, their body ...
to make their muscles and bones physically work and stay healthy for their return
to Earth. .... a necessary vitamin for bone production and immune system health.
Apr 22, 2013 ... "Weakening of the immune system associated with spaceflight is an area ... The
cells hung out in space for six days before the astronauts ... But, having
conducted systems biology work since the late 1990s, the team was a well-oiled
machine. ... Don't Scan So Close to Me: Sting's Musical Brain Scanned.
Mar 31, 2010 ... In April 2010, personnel aboard the International Space Station plan to carry out
an ... why the immune system's T cells stop working in the absence of gravity. ...
the body's ability to mount an immune response on earth, as well. ... there is
evidence that memory T cells don't work in microgravity,” she say...
Oct 8, 2015 ... But real astronauts traveling to Mars could face all of these ... Program,
astronauts on the International Space Station work out for about two hours a day.
... who put their lives on the line every single day, don't tend to complain very
much. .... further diminishing the immune system's capacity to fight infect...
Mar 2, 2016 ... Why astronaut Scott Kelly just spent a year in space ... playing games with our
immune systems, swelling our heads like balloons, ... Again, taking advantage of
the fact that their astronaut is a twin, the space agency has been working to ... In
space, though, that gravity doesn't exist, so those systems don't ...