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Human Body In Space, New Findings

A study found humans on the moon 50 years ago; the American imagination has been captivated with dreams of space travel for the masses. As the U.S. Senate recently confirmed a controversial new NASA administrator who advocates space tourism and the exploration of Mars, perhaps the prospect of the average American ditching Earth-bound travel to explore the cosmos might be possible in the not-so-distant future. 

Association Between Cystatin C and Cumulative Incidence Of Hearing Impairment

According to a study, researchers estimated the association between cystatin C and with the 20-year cumulative incidence of hearing impairment (HI), both as an independent biomarker and as a marker of kidney function, and the 20-year incidence of HI. Data were included for 863 participants aged 48 to 86 years with cystatin C data and no HI at baseline. The study was published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Anesthesia Drugs That Most Surgery Patients Need During and After Surgery

A new study shows that U.S. hospitals are running short of the injectable opioids and anaesthesia drugs that most surgery patients need during and after their procedures. More than 98% of anesthesiologists responding to the survey said they regularly experience shortages of these drugs. And recent efforts by the federal government to curb the opioid crisis—by cutting back on the raw materials used to make opioids.