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Medical Body function in space

  1. Jul 22, 2011 #1
    Can we retaining proper body functions after prolonged periods in space (weightlessness, etc etc etc can cause complications in the body functions if the said body have been in space for years)..
     
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  3. Jul 22, 2011 #2

    Ryan_m_b

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    Weightlessness has a huge effect on human health. Muscles atrophy, bone weight decreases, fluids accumulate etc
     
  4. Jul 22, 2011 #3

    Andy Resnick

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