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Cosmic radiation can cause Alzheimer`s in astronauts

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 15:26

Space travel may harm the brain in astronauts as exposure to galactic cosmic radiation could trigger Alzheimer`s, a new study has claimed.

Why astronauts experience orthostatic hypotension

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 18:26

When astronauts land on earth, their blood pressure, along with the altitude, drops in a condition known as orthostatic hypotension.

How astronauts can protect their bones through diet and exercise

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 13:12

Researchers have found that eating the right diet and exercising hard in space helps protect International Space Station astronauts` bones.

Exercise helps astronauts protect heart in space

Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012, 11:21

Astronauts who exercise regularly and intensively on extended space missions mitigated the effects of low-gravity environment on their cardiac health, a study reveals.

Space missions may damage eyes

Last Updated: Saturday, September 03, 2011, 09:07

Astronauts experience bone and muscle loss in the weightlessness of space.

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