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Effects of Ethanol Consumption on Different Organs, a Brief Overview

Publication Type : Journal Article

Thematic Areas : Medical Sciences

Publisher : Asian Journal of Biochemistry

Source : Asian Journal of Biochemistry, p.386-394 (2007)

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Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Year : 2007

Abstract : Effects of ethanol consumption on different organs are discussed in this review. Chronic alcoholism is a major public health problem and causes multiorgan diseases and toxicity. Ethanol is the most psychoactive substance used in the society. this is a small molecule soluble in both water and lipids. Therefore it permeates all the tissues of the the body and affects the vital functions. It is causally related to more than 60 medical conditions. Therefore a systematic effort is required to enhance the dehence of body against the toxic effects of ethanol consumption considering the nutrirional uptake of an individual the blood stream transports ethanol to all parts of the body. so most tieesues such as brain liver, kidney and testes are exposed to the same concentration as in the blood

Cite this Research Publication : S. Das and Dr. Damodaran Vasudevan, “Effects of Ethanol Consumption on Different Organs, a Brief Overview”, Asian Journal of Biochemistry, pp. 386-394, 2007.

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