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Space travel can reactivate herpes in astronauts: NASA study
short by Arundhati Rawat / on 18 Mar 2019,Monday
A NASA study has found that dormant herpes viruses reactivated in over half the astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions. It is a result of immune system suppression known to be caused by stress hormones secreted during spaceflight. Astronauts' immune cells become less effective during spaceflight, Satish Mehta, a senior author of the study said.
short by Arundhati Rawat / 09:26 pm on 18 Mar
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