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Results 1 - 9 of 9 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. 5 ... SE, Keyler DE, Pentel PR and Leslie FM. Acetaldehyde, a major constituent of tobacco smoke, enhances behavioral, ...
  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. Tobacco Addiction From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... putting in our bodies, like tar, carbon monoxide, acetaldehyde, and nitrosamines. Tar causes lung cancer, emphysema, and ... Also, researchers have recently shown in animals that acetaldehyde, another chemical constituent of tobacco smoke, dramatically increases ...
  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. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Tobacco Addiction From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... psychoactive ingredient in tobacco. Animal research shows that acetaldehyde, another chemical constituent of tobacco smoke, dramatically increases ...