Medical problems of space flight.


Several consistent medical problems have been encountered by astronauts during space flights. These include vestibular dysfunction, weight loss, increase in height, upward fluid shift, anemia, cardiovascular deconditioning, muscle atrophy, and bone loss. Almost all of these alterations can be attributed to the absence of gravitational force. Most are… (More)


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@article{Tavassoli1986MedicalPO, title={Medical problems of space flight.}, author={Mossa Tavassoli}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={1986}, volume={81 5}, pages={850-4} }