Tag Archives: aldehyde

A chemist’s lucky 7 reasons not to smoke

Forget the gruesome imagery on packets of cigarettes in the UK, the health campaigns, the nanny state warnings. There are seven simple reasons not to smoke cigarettes from a chemist’s perspective, each one is present at harmful levels in cigarette …

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Too much Festivus cheer?

Too much Festivus cheer? Evergreen hangover advice – Acetaldehyde is the toxic byproduct made by the liver when you drink alcohol, too much in your bloodstream the "morning after, the night before" and you will have a hangover. According to …

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Steve Bryant

Stephen Bryant graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in 1976, having majored in Chemistry and English. He completed his PhD in 1981 at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in the Department of Biophysics under Mario Amzel …

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Hangover Culprit Found

Acetaldehyde, rather than ethanol, may be the culprit behind hangovers, according to new research from Japan. Alcohol consumption is an integral part of many cultures, not least the Japanese business culture, according to Masako Yokoyama of the Mitsukoshi Health and …

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