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So you’re feeling the pain from a night of high adventure and possible alcohol poisoning. Your headache is epic, your tongue feels like its been having sex with a caterpillar’s corpse, and your nausea gets worse every time you try to draw breath through the toxic waste dump that is your mouth. Here’s a list of hangover cures that might just cure you, if they don’t kill you in the process.
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"A team of researchers added extra oxygen to drinks and found that the body was then able to metabolize the booze quicker and eliminate the alcohol quicker — cutting down the after affects.
Healthy humans were given 8 ounce and 12 ounce drinks containing 19.5 percent alcohol by volume — all with different amounts of oxygen added.
The results, documented in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, showed those who consumed the more highly oxygenated drinks recovered more quickly and saw their blood alcohol levels return to normal more speedily.
"Elevated dissolved oxygen concentrations in alcoholic drinks accelerate the metabolism and elimination of alcohol," according to researchers In-hwan Baek, Byung-yo Lee and Kwang-il Kwon of Chungnam National University's College of Pharmacy.
"Thus, enhanced dissolved oxygen concentrations in alcohol may have a role to play in reducing alcohol-related side effects and accidents."
The only downside the researchers found was that the process also reduced the amount of time drinkers were actually drunk for."
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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,588023,00.html"A team of researchers added extra oxygen to drinks and found that the body was... more
Reaching for a mug of coffee may be the worst thing you can to do to try to sober up, a study suggests.
Research on mice indicates the drink may make you feel that you are coming to your senses - but it is only an illusion.
In fact, it makes it harder for people to realise they are under the influence of alcohol.
The study, by Temple University in Philadelphia, appears in the journal Behavioural Neuroscience.
Lead researcher Dr Thomas Gould said: "The myth about coffee's sobering powers is particularly important to debunk because the co-use of caffeine and alcohol could actually lead to poor decisions with disastrous outcomes.Reaching for a mug of coffee may be the worst thing you can to do to try to sober up,... more