Washington: Scientists have discovered thatincreasing dissolved oxygen concentrations in alcohol may helpreduce hangovers as well as alcohol-related side effects andaccidents.
Acetaldehyde is an organic chemical compound producedby oxidation of ethanol and is popularly believed to be thecause of hangovers, the ScienceDaily reported. "Several studies have indicated that high-oxygen watercan enhance the survival ability of mice, fatigue recovery,and anoxia endurance function," said Hye Gwang Jeong, theco-author of the study. "This study is the first to investigate the influence ofdissolved oxygen concentrations on the pharmacokinetics ofalcohol in healthy human subjects," he added.PTI
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