Tales From The Guts of Astronauts — Microbiota And Health During Space Missions

Extreme environmental stressors during spaceflights affect astronaut’s health

Tanvi Shinde, PhD
Sep 9, 2020 · 10 min read

Space-flight stressors affect the health of astronauts

Gut microbial dysbiosis

Image source: https://www.herox.com/LunarLoo
International Space Station. Image source: www.pickpik.com

Alteration in the genes and cognitive functions

Image source : https://www.cityam.com/could-we-survive-trip-mars-nasa-about-find-out-its-first-year-long-human-trip-space/

Foods in space

Space food on a tray. Image Source: https://www.nasa.gov/audience/formedia/presskits/spacefood/gallery_jsc2003e63875.html
Image source: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/gender-differences-diagram-from-nsbrinasa

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. Biomedical Researcher interested in inflammation and microbiome for gut health and beyond . Published Academic author . Gut Health Evangelist . Mom . Reader .

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Outstanding stories objectively and diligently selected by 40+ senior editors on ILLUMINATION

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