Astronaut Health

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Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study
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Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study

The effect lasted up to 14 days after the microgravity environment was removed, which scientists find concerning.

NASA's Twins Study reveals genetic implications of long-term space travel
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NASA's Twins Study reveals genetic implications of long-term space travel

Findings from the study will help make decisions about long-term missions to the Moon & Mars.

Dormant viruses become active during spaceflight, threaten astronaut health: NASA
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Dormant viruses become active during spaceflight, threaten astronaut health: NASA

Spaceflight releases stress hormones like cortisol & adrenaline that are known to suppress immunity.

Space travel isn't reducing astronauts' lifespans but lengthening it, study claims
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Space travel isn't reducing astronauts' lifespans but lengthening it, study claims

Both athletes & astronauts had a lower risk of premature death than the general population: Study.