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Genetic differences may play role in vision impairment, eye abnormalities of some astronauts

18:58 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | News-Medical.net

Researchers have found that genetic variation may increase susceptibility of some astronauts to develop higher-than-normal carbon dioxide levels in the blood, which may contribute to eye abnormalities, including grooved bands on the retina in the eye and swelling of the optic nerve.

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