NASA Want to Cure Your Car Sickness

It's working on a nasal spray for motion sickness
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 13, 2012 9:54 AM CDT
NASA Want to Cure Your Car Sickness
   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Soon you'll be able to fight motion sickness just like an astronaut. NASA is teaming up with pharmaceutical company Epiomed Therapeutics to develop and market a nasal spray for queasy travelers, reports Scientific American. The spacy agency is something of an expert on the subject, and it's found that a drug based on the ingredient scopolamine does the trick. Epiomed will work on turning it into a fast-acting spray, though the drug will have to pass through all the usual FDA hoops before hitting the market. (Read more NASA stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X