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Nanocapsule Anti-Alcohol Pills

Yunfeng Lu and Cheng Ji May Have Created Ultimate Hangover Cure

— February 22, 2013 — Tech
UCLA bimolecular engineer Yunfeng Lu and Cheng Ji, a USC biochemist, have developed a way to sober up instantly after a night bingeing on alcohol, or perhaps just having one glass too many. Taking the form of a nanocapsule, the anti-alcohol pill ensures that a night out on the town doesn't end in tragedy either from terrible accidents or word vomit, or just plain vomit.

Yunfeng Lu and Cheng Ji, alongside a team of scientists, have created biomimetic enzyme nanocomplexes, which mirror the body's way of processing alcohol. Of course, these complexes expedite the process significantly. As reported by Dvice, these anti-alcohol pills can be used as "antidotes and preventive measure for alcohol intoxication" once taken out of the lab and into the real world.
Trend Themes
1. Anti-alcohol Nanocapsules - Developing anti-alcohol nanocapsules can provide a new way to prevent alcohol intoxication and hangover.
2. Biomimetic Enzyme Nanocomplexes - Creating biomimetic enzyme nanocomplexes can provide a faster alternative for alcohol digestion and processing.
3. Instant Sobering-up Method - Discovering an instant sobering-up method can revolutionize the way people handle alcohol and avoid its harmful effects.
Industry Implications
1. Pharmaceuticals - Pharmaceutical companies have the opportunity to develop new anti-alcohol pills using the innovative nanocapsule technology.
2. Beverage - Alcohol beverage companies can benefit from the development of antidotes and preventive measures for alcohol intoxication and hangover.
3. Health and Wellness - The health and wellness industry can make use of the biomimetic enzyme nanocomplexes for alternative digestive methods and digestion supplements.
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