NASA Spaceline Current Awareness October 23, 2009

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, October 23, 2009

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  1. Vernikos J, Schneider VS. Space, gravity and the physiology of aging: Parallel or convergent disciplines? A mini-review. Gerontology. 2009 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

  2. Hargens AR, Richardson S. Cardiovascular adaptations, fluid shifts, and countermeasures related to space flight. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S30-3. (PI: A.R. Hargens) Note: See the first citation in the next section for information about this special issue.

  3. Convertino VA. Status of cardiovascular issues related to space flight: Implications for future research directions Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S34-7. (PI: V.A. Convertino)

  4. Cavanagh PR, Gopalakrishnan R, Rice AJ, Genc KO, Maender CC, Nystrom PG, Johnson MJ, Kuklis MM, Humphreys BT. An ambulatory biomechanical data collection system for use in space: Design and validation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Oct;80(10):870-81. (PI: P.R. Cavanagh) Note: This paper provides background material for the "Foot" experiment conducted on ISS. Results will be presented in a series of future papers.

  5. Everett ME, O'Connor DP, Dewitt JK. Lower limb position during treadmill jogging and fast running in microgravity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Oct;80(10):882-6. Note: Parabolic flight results.

  6. Tanaka K, Danaher P, Webb P, Hargens AR. Mobility of the elastic counterpressure space suit glove. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Oct;80(10):890-3. (PI: A.R. Hargens)

  7. Kennedy AR. Factors that modify radiation-induced carcinogenesis. Health Phys. 2009 Nov;97(5):433-45. (PI: A.R. Kennedy) Note: This paper and the next two papers are part of a group of papers in this issue deriving from the 44th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. The topic of the meeting was "Low Dose and Low Dose-Rate Radiation Effects and Models."

  8. Barcellos-Hoff MH, Nguyen DH. Radiation carcinogenesis in context: How do irradiated tissues become tumors? Health Phys. 2009 Nov;97(5):446-57. (PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff/NSCOR)

  9. Kato TA, Wilson PF, Nagasaw H, Peng Y, Weil MM, Little JB, Bedford JS. Variations in radiosensitivity among individuals: A potential impact on risk assessment? Health Phys. 2009 Nov;97(5):470-80. (PI: J.S. Bedford)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Norsk P. Foreword: Cardiovascular research in space. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S2-3. Note: The following 16 papers and 2 papers in the NASA section are in a supplement entitled "Cardio-Respiratory Physiology in Space." These short papers derive from the international workshop "Cardiovascular Research in Space," held at the International Space University in Strasbourg, France in October 2008. This workshop was one of a series of symposia initiated by the International Space Life Sciences Working Group (ISLSWG) and whose results have been published in various journals.

  2. Hoffmann U. Results from recent spaceflight experiments (1). Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S4-5.

  3. Caiani EG, Weinert L, Lang RM, Vaida P. The role of echocardiography in the assessment of cardiac function in weightlessness--Our experience during parabolic flights. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S6-9. Note: Parabolic flight results.

  4. Coupe M, Fortrat JO, Larina I, Gauquelin-Koch G, Gharib C, Custaud MA. Cardiovascular deconditioning: From autonomic nervous system to microvascular dysfunctions. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S10-2.

  5. Verheyden B, Liu J, Beckers F, Aubert AE. Adaptation of heart rate and blood pressure to short and long duration space missions. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S13-6. Note: ISS results.

  6. Furlan R, Barbic F, Casella F, Severgnini G, Zenoni L, Mercieri A, Mangili R, Costantino G, Porta A. Neural autonomic control in orthostatic intolerance. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S17-20.

  7. Blaber AP, Landrock CK, Souvestre PA. Cardio-postural deconditioning: A model for post-flight orthostatic intolerance. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S21-5.

  8. Norsk P, Christensen NJ. The paradox of systemic vasodilatation and sympathetic nervous stimulation in space. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S26-9.

  9. Hughson RL. Recent findings in cardiovascular physiology with space travel Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S38-41.

  10. Pagani M, Pizzinelli P, Beltrami S, Massaro M, Lucini D, Iellamo F. Baroreflex and metaboreflex control of cardiovascular system during exercise in space. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S42-5.

  11. Karlsson LL, Montmerle S, Rohdin M, Linnarsson D. Central command and metaboreflex cardiovascular responses to sustained handgrip during microgravity. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S46-9. Note: STS-107 results.

  12. Ferretti G, Capelli C. Maximal O2 consumption: Effects of gravity withdrawal and resumption. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S50-4.

  13. Karemaker JM, Berecki-Gisolf J. 24-h blood pressure in Space: The dark side of being an astronaut. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S55-8. Note: Results of Soyuz taxi flights to ISS.

  14. Karlsson LL, Blogg SL, Lindholm P, Gennser M, Hemmingsson T, Linnarsson D. Venous gas emboli and exhaled nitric oxide with simulated and actual extravehicular activity. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S59-62.

  15. Gunga HC, Werner A, Stahn A, Steinach M, Schlabs T, Koralewski E, Kunz D, Belav DL, Felsenberg D, Sattler F, Koch J. The Double Sensor--A non-invasive device to continuously monitor core temperature in humans on earth and in space. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S63-8. Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

  16. Otsuka K, Izumi R, Ishioka N, Ohshima H, Mukai C. Chronomics of heart rate variability on earth and in space. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S69-72.

  17. Navasiolava N, Custaud MA. What are the future top priority questions in cardiovascular research and what new hardware needs to be developed? Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Oct;169(Suppl 1):S73-4.

  18. Brocca L, Pellegrino MA, Desaphy JF, Pierno S, Conte Camerino D, Bottinelli R. Is oxidative stress a cause or consequence of disuse muscle atrophy in mice? A proteomic approach in hindlimb unloaded mice. Exp Physiol. 2009 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]

  19. DeRuisseau LR, Recca DM, Mogle JA, Zoccolillo M, DeRuisseau KC. Metallothionein deficiency leads to soleus muscle contractile dysfunction following acute spinal cord injury in mice. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

  20. Marin PJ, Bunker D, Rhea MR, Ayllon FN. Neuromuscular activity during whole-body vibration of different amplitudes and footwear conditions: Implications for prescription of vibratory stimulation. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

  21. Gailani G, Benalla M, Mahamud R, Cowin SC, Cardoso L. Experimental determination of the permeability in the lacunar-canalicular porosity of bone. J Biomech Eng. 2009 Oct;131(10):101007.

  22. Robling AG, Turner CH. Mechanical signaling for bone modeling and remodeling. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2009;19(4):319-38.

  23. Menagh PJ, Turner RT, Jump DB, Wong CP, Lowry MB, Yakar S, Rosen CJ, Iwaniec UT. Growth hormone regulates the balance between bone formation and bone marrow adiposity. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

  24. Gudowska-Nowak E, Psonka-Antonczyk K, Weron K, Elsaesser T, Taucher-Scholz G. Distribution of DNA fragment sizes after irradiation with ions. Eur Phys J E Soft Matter. 2009 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

  25. Syburra T, Huber S, Suter J. Motion sickness in pilot trainees: Management to keep them flying. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Oct;80(10):887-9.

  26. Gillespie PG, Mueller U. Mechanotransduction by hair cells: Models, molecules, and mechanisms. Cell. 2009 Oct 2;139(1):33-44.

  27. Jin F, Zhang Y, Xuan K, He D, Deng T, Tang L, Lu W, Duan Y. Establishment of three-dimensional tissue-engineered bone constructs under microgravity-simulated conditions. Artif Organs. 2009 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

  28. Frith JE, Thomson B, Genever P. Dynamic three-dimensional culture methods enhance mesenchymal stem cell properties and increase therapeutic potential. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2009 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]

  29. Martin AL, Brown RE. The lonely mouse: Verification of a separation-induced model of depression in female mice. Behav Brain Res. 2009 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Mouse researchers, take note?

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