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