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Marauding molecules cause the tissue damage that underlies heart attacks, sunburn, Alzheimer's and hangovers.
Alcohol consumption is an integral part of the Japanese business culture. Hangovers, however, can have substantial economic drawbacks. A recent study that examines hangovers and genetics among Japanese workers has found that the toxicity of acetaldehyde â€“ the first product of alcohol metabolism â€“ leads to hangovers in individuals with a particular genotype. Results are published in the July issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
Many hangover sufferers looking for someone or something to blame can now point the finger at their own genes, according to a new study.
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