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  • SANDRA PATRICK SOHN United States of America If drinking is so harmful then why is it legal? The effects of dependency? Why do people enjoy drinking?
    2014-10-20 12:10:51

  • Cecelia Lucero United States of America Why is alcohol legal if it's so harmful to the humans body? And also wheater. It's consumed by a social drinker or an alcoholic, it still has the same affects to the human body..
    2014-10-19 20:10:31

  • Denise BIers United States of America Alcohol, whether being consumed by a 'social drinker' or an alcoholic, has the same affects on a body. It is however the amount of alcohol consumed and the continuance of consumption is the deciding factor on the level of damage created by alcohol.
    2014-10-12 06:10:38

  • Angela Armendariz United States of America if alcohol is such a harm to our body then why is it legal?
    2014-10-08 17:10:09

  • Palmira Baltierrez United States of America so the acetaldehyde is "the hangover " right?
    2014-09-05 23:09:47

  • SHIRLEY MOORE United States of America WHAT ARE THE CHEMICAL FACTORS OF THE BODY?
    2014-08-28 18:08:49

  • SHIRLEY MOORE United States of America WHY DO ALCOHOL EFFECTS THE BODY IN SO MANY WAYS?
    2014-08-28 18:08:59

  • Nicole Rosee United States of America Why is Methanol a chemical that is important in hangovers and what chemical effects does it cause?
    2014-08-26 05:08:55

    • Eugene McIntosh United States of America Methanol is absorbed and metabolised by the same mechanisms as ethanol, but ethanol is preferentially metabolised when both substances are present. Methanol levels in the blood therefore remain high after ethanol levels decrease, possibly explaining the delayed onset of hangover.
      2014-09-15 22:09:55
  • JAMIE MOORE United States of America Name one chemical factor when it comes to biological effects?
    2014-08-25 11:08:51

    • Nicole Rosee United States of America Methanol remain increased even after ethanol levels decrease. Methanol is the cause for the delay in hangover.
      2014-08-26 05:08:47
  • Sinaquan Smith United States of America what are the chemical used in the production of alcohol?
    2014-08-14 17:08:53

  • Genius Way Nigeria what drugs can prevent hangover
    2014-08-10 18:08:48

  • Cynthia Payette United States of America What is the chemical reactions that take place during detoxification?
    2014-07-27 23:07:20

  • Nomonde Gumede South Africa what are the enzymes that break down ethanol?
    2014-07-22 20:07:48

    • Genius Way Nigeria alcohol dehydrogenase i think... im sure.
      2014-08-10 18:08:20
  • Sam Hill United Kingdom Which chemical gives you the 'hangover' effect
    2014-07-14 17:07:01

    • Genius Way Nigeria large amounts of acetyldehyde in the blood.
      2014-08-10 18:08:54
    • Urvish Shukla Canada Acetaldehyde
      2014-07-21 20:07:39
  • Camille Chappell United States of America Why is Methanol metabolized second to Ethanol?
    2014-06-22 16:06:36

  • Camille Chappell United States of America Why do alcoholic drinks such as whiskey have higher levels of methanol?
    2014-06-22 15:06:41

  • Felix Chibesa Zambia what are the chemical factors which are in alcohol?
    2014-06-21 14:06:45

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