Joseph Wu and Che-Chong Chen on alcohol intolerance

on 90 Seconds with Lisa Kim

January 31, 2023

About a third of people of East Asian descent have a genetic variant that leads to “Asian glow,” a distinctive red flushing that appears after drinking alcohol. Lisa Kim talks to Joseph Wu, MD, PhD, and Che-Chong Chen, PhD, about the harmful effects of alcohol intolerance and takes an easy do-it-yourself test to see if she has the genetic variant.

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