Quantcast

Latest ALDH2 Stories

2011-09-16 05:28:24

Next time you reach for a drink, you may need to consider side effects other than a rough morning.

2011-09-15 20:55:48

Alcohol is known to be carcinogenic to humans in the upper aerodigestive tract, liver, colorectum, and the female breast.

2011-08-16 12:22:42

Researchers know that gender differences exist in the prevalence, characteristics, and course of alcohol dependence (AD).

bebb8ad82f33f74207a1f64b777497d41
2010-01-10 15:36:53

Researchers at the Indiana University and Stanford University schools of medicine have determined how a "chemical chaperone" does its job in the body, which could lead to a new class of drugs to help reduce the muscle damage caused by heart attacks.

2010-01-10 13:16:44

An experimental compound repaired a defective alcohol metabolism enzyme that affects an estimated 1 billion people worldwide, according to research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

2009-10-27 09:13:29

Alcohol abuse is a leading cause of liver cirrhosis in Mexico. Given that genetics likely play a role in high rates of alcoholic liver disease, researchers analyzed the polymorphisms of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1B), aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) and cytochrome P4502E1 (CYP2E1) in two groups in Mexico: the Mestizos, those with mixed genes, and the Huichols, an indigenous group with no racial admixture.

2009-08-18 15:46:15

The reaction causing bioactivation is not well understood So-called nitrovasodilators such as nitroglycerin have been used effectively in the treatment of angina pectoris in coronary heart disease for more than century.

2008-11-13 06:00:36

Raptor Pharmaceuticals, a development-stage biotechnology company, has announced positive results in its Phase IIa study of oral 4-methylpyrazole in subjects with aldehyde dehydrogenase deficiency, or ethanol intolerance, as the initial development stage of its Convivia program.

2008-11-11 12:00:06

NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.