Cosmonauts showed elevated levels of blood-based biomarkers suggestive of brain damage after more than five months in space

Striking new research investigating blood samples taken from Russian cosmonauts before and after long stints on the International Space Station (ISS) has revealed significant elevations of several biomarkers that could indicate brain damage. The study adds to a small but growing body of research tracking the deleterious effects of space travel on the human body.

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