Toulouse: Space Clinic Looking (again) for Volunteers to Remain Lying for 60 Days

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A session of Bedrest at the Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology (MEDES) in Toulouse.

SCIENCE: While the first session of this trial expires, the space clinic in Toulouse is looking for new volunteers to lay down for 60 days at the end of the year. This is compensated by 16,000 euros …

While the first ten volunteers will soon get out of bed where they spent two months, the head slightly tilted down, the Space Clinic in Toulouse (Medes) is looking for new candidates, ready to advance science.

These men aged 20 to 45, sports, non-smoking, fit and available between September and December 2017 will participate in the study called “Cocktail”.

As all “bedrest” made in Rangueil University Hospital, the experiments conducted by CNES and the European Space Agency , simulate and study the effects of weightlessness on the human body. And in this one specifically seek the attempt to evaluate the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory dietary cocktail.

Compensation of 16,000 euros

If they are willing to engage in science, the “guinea pigs” do not make for glory. This study is compensated to the tune of 16,000 euros over four years.

For those ready to embark, it is necessary to contact  Medes on or

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