Study: Cosmic radiation could increase risk of Alzheimer’s for Mars astronauts

Space travel may raise the risk Alzheimer’s, according to a new study.

Study: Cosmic radiation could increase risk of Alzheimer’s for Mars astronauts

Science Recorder | Matt Palso | Tuesday, January 01, 2013

A newly released study finds space travel increases the risk of developing Alzheimer's, the latest study to unearth some of the risks presented to astronauts. The eight-year long study, funded in part by NASA through the Space Radiation Laboratory at Brookhaven National Laboratory on New York's Long Island, found that the cosmic radiation on such a mission could accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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