Increasing dissolved oxygen concentrations in alcohol may reduce negative side effects

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 17:14 in Health & Medicine

Oxygen for ethanol oxidation is supplied through breathing, the stomach, and the skin. There is a great deal of genetic and environmental variability in the pharmacokinetics of alcohol absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination. A new study has found that increasing dissolved oxygen concentrations in alcohol may help to reduce alcohol-related side effects and accidents.

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