The short answer is, it's embarrassing. Turning red in the face when you drink alcohol (i.e. alcohol flush reaction) is not only embarrassing but also highly inconvenient for someone trying to hold down a respectable social life in a society that hails alcohol as the goto tonic for nearly every social occasion imaginable. To get started with understanding alcohol flush … [Read more...] about What is Alcohol Flush Reaction?
Since 2007 the much anticipated pharmaceutical answer to alcohol flush reaction called Convivia has changed hands like a hot potato. Originally developed by Convivia Inc and later acquired by Raptor Pharmaceutical, the promising yet allusive technology now finds itself in the hands of Horizon Pharma after their acquisition of Raptor Pharmaceutical in October 2016. But all … [Read more...] about What is the release date of Convivia by Horizon Pharma?
These days it often sounds irritatingly alarmist whenever something is linked to cancer. But this is absolutely not one of those cases. If you flush red when you drink alcohol then it's time to put down your beer for one second and read what numerous government agencies around the world are trying to warn you about. Before you do that, take a quick look at this Youtube … [Read more...] about Alcohol Flushing and Cancer
Up until now most solutions for alcohol flush reaction, like Convivia and Sunset, have come in the form of an orally ingestible capsule to be taken before drinking alcohol. Whilst this method has proven successful, even the manufacturers of these products will admit the challenge in dealing with the highly variable digestive and metabolic environments of each subject's … [Read more...] about New alcohol flushing cream rumoured to be in the making
This is old yet important news, in fact it was back in 2009 when the National Institutes of Health (NIH) first acknowledged the clinical research of scientists from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) showing a link between alcohol flush reaction and various types of cancers. In a press release dated March 23 2009, the NIH broadcasted a chilling … [Read more...] about NIH warns Asian flush sufferers of cancer risk