Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 2nd, 2005
"Space motion sickness (SMS) is a problem during the first 72 hours of space flight and during transitions from different gravity environments. There currently are no effective drug countermeasures for SMS that also accommodate the retention of optimal cognitive function. This creates a dilemma for astronauts because cognitive skills are particularly important during gravity transitions (e.g, take-off and landing)," researchers in the United States report.
"To quantify the cognitive side effects of potential drug countermeasures, an...
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