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2010-05-14 06:52:35

UA research with mice indicates that immune deficiencies associated with weightlessness may pose a challenge to manned space missions to far-away destinations such as Mars. Astronauts are known to have a higher risk of getting sick compared to their Earth-bound peers. The stresses that go with weightlessness, confined crew quarters, being away from family and friends and a busy work schedule - all the while not getting enough sleep - are known to wreak havoc on the immune system. A research...