Synthetic alcohol substitute could eliminate health risks – and hangovers

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From Imperial Collage London by Sam Wong 

A drug that mimics some effects of alcohol but lacks its harmful properties would have real benefit for public health, a leading scientist has argued.

Professor David Nutt, the Edmond J. Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, has identified candidate molecules that reproduce the pleasurable effects of alcohol but are much less toxic. He is looking for investors to help develop the product and bring it to the market. . . . Read Complete Report

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