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Results 1 - 10 of 11 for Acetaldehyde
  1. Alcohol and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... metabolizing (breaking down) ethanol in alcoholic drinks to acetaldehyde, which is a toxic chemical and a probable human carcinogen ; acetaldehyde can damage both DNA (the genetic material that ...
  2. Alcohol Alert: Genetics of Alcoholism From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)  
    ... in two steps: first, alcohol is converted into acetaldehyde, and then acetaldehyde is converted into acetic acid, before being eliminated ... problem breaking down the in-between by-product acetaldehyde, leaving it to accumulate in the body. 13 ...
  3. Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... that additional compounds in tobacco smoke, such as acetaldehyde, may enhance nicotine’s effects on the brain. 3 ... carcinogens and toxic chemicals (such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde), as well as potentially toxic metal nanoparticles from ...
  4. Known and Probable Human Carcinogens (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Research on Cancer Group 1: Carcinogenic to humans Acetaldehyde (from consuming alcoholic beverages) Acid mists, strong inorganic ... on Carcinogens "Reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens" Acetaldehyde 2-Acetylaminofluorene Acrylamide Acrylonitrile Adriamycin ® (doxorubicin hydrochloride) 2- ...
  5. What Are Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarette Products? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... produced by smoking, such as tar, carbon monoxide, acetaldehyde, and nitrosamines, also can cause harm to the ... that other chemicals in tobacco smoke, such as acetaldehyde, may enhance the effects of nicotine on the ...
  6. Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... degradation of alcohol, resulting in the accumulation of acetaldehyde, which, in turn, produces a very unpleasant reaction ...
  7. Tobacco / Nicotine From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... many other dangerous chemicals, including tar, carbon monoxide, acetaldehyde, nitrosamines, and more. An improved overall understanding of ...
  8. DrugFacts: Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... carcinogens and toxic chemicals (such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde), as well as potentially toxic metal nanoparticles from ...
  9. Beyond Hangovers: Understanding Alcohol's Impact on Your Health From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)  
    ... the small intestine. These enzymes, as well as acetaldehyde — a substance produced from metabolizing, or breaking down ...
  10. Alcohol and Migraine (American Headache Society, Committee on Headache Education)  
    ... its distinctive character. Others known congeners include acetone, acetaldehyde, fuseil oil and furfural. These alcohol by-products ...
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