Edible milk-based gel treats alcohol intoxication, reduces blood alcohol levels

ZME Science May 14, 2024, 03:00 AM UTC

Summary: Alcohol is a major public health issue, causing nearly 3 million deaths annually. A new study introduces a promising antidote for acute alcohol poisoning using biomimetic-nanozyme amyloid hydrogels, reducing blood alcohol levels by 55.8% in mice. The gel also protects the liver and restores gut health. Further research is needed for human application. In case of alcohol poisoning, call emergency services, keep the person awake, and do not induce vomiting.

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