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A better way to predict heart attacks and strokes in space

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Researchers may have developed a more reliable way to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke in astronauts – and the technique may eventually help gauge the same danger for regular folks on Earth, too.

NASA astronauts currently undergo a special screening method that scans […]

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A better way to predict heart attacks and strokes in space

Protecting the hearts of astronauts headed for deep space

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Amid major efforts by the United States, other countries and private companies to send people to Mars, a recent study suggests deep space travel may dramatically increase the risk of later dying from cardiovascular problems. To protect the health of astronauts, NASA this month launched […]