News tagged with space environment

Tackling tumors with space station research

In space, things don't always behave the way we expect them to. In the case of cancer, researchers have found that this is a good thing: some tumors seem to be much less aggressive in the microgravity environment ...

Feb 28, 2014
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Study shows medication errors lead to child fatalities

(Medical Xpress)—Serious errors administering drugs to children are occurring frequently due to workload, distraction and ineffective communication, according to a new study exploring the relationship between the nursing ...

Jan 18, 2013
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Drug potency -- what happens in space?

Some of the Pharmaceuticals intended for the treatment of minor illnesses of astronauts in space may require special packaging and reformulation to remain stable for long periods in the space environment. That's according ...

Apr 14, 2011
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