The delicate touch that successfully removed Paige Nickason's brain tumor got a helping hand from a world-renowned arm -- a robotic arm, that is.
Bone loss and kidney stones are well known as essential problems for astronauts to overcome during extended stays in space.
The vast universe and proteins used to form our bodies are not as unrelated as they may sound -- a "crystal" is the key to connect the two.
Kalle, a 10-year-old boy, is already in favor of space technology. In the future, he could control his asthma with a small device also used by crew members on board the International Space Station.
Osteoporosis is a harsh disease that reduces the quality of life for millions. Fortunately, research done in space may change the game.
Have you ever been afflicted with a case of food poisoning so awful it made you stop to wonder why no one's found a cure yet? The evolution of vaccine development is being streamlined with the help of the International Space Station.
A patient's location at the time of a medical crisis often determines their pain and suffering and even their chances of survival. Providing medical care in remote communities, such as the International Space Station crew, is particularly challenging.
Stress associated with spaceflight can reactivate the virus that causes shingles, a disease punctuated by painful skin lesions.
Humanity is on the constant search for improvements in cancer treatments, and the International Space Station has provided a microgravity platform that has enabled advancements in the treatment process.
Drinkable water is vital for human survival. Using technology developed for the space station, at-risk areas can now gain access to advanced water filtration and purification systems, making life-saving differences.
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