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Substance to avoid hangovers and drunkenness

29th December 2009

A team at Imperial College London is developing a new synthetic alcohol from chemicals related to valium that works like alcohol on nerves in the brain that provide a feeling of wellbeing and relaxation.

However, unlike alcohol its does not affect other parts of the brain that control mood swings and lead to addiction and is easier to flush out of the body. Scientists also say that it can be “switched off” with an antidote that leaves the drinker immediately sober.

 

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Article Information

Title: Substance to avoid hangovers and drunkenness
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 13606
Date Added: 29th Dec 2009

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