Tea Health Research
Malignant mesothelioma is an asbestos-related fatal disease with no effective cure. Now a Japanese study has found that epigallocathechin-3-gallate (EGCG) - found in green but not in black tea - caused apoptosis (cell death) in...
Green tea has long been revered for its beneficial effects on memory, and Chinese researchers have now discovered that EGCG, (epigallocatechin-3 gallate) may improve cognitive function in by increasing the generation of new neurones (neurogenesis).
Scottish researchers have developed a new delivery method for epigallocatechin gallate, an active compound from green tea, which is capable of directly targeting skin cancer cells and shrinking tumours.
Daily supplementation with green tea extract (GTE) has been shown to favourably influence blood pressure, insulin resistance, inflammation, oxidative stress and lipid profile in patients with obesity-related hypertension.
According to a Chinese proverb, 'Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.'
A study presented at this week's American Association for Cancer Research's annual prevention conference found that of 67 men with prostate cancer
Here's a link to a video summarising the research presented at the Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human Health
Green tea extract has been found to lead to improvements in blood pressure, blood sugar levels, cholesterol and markers of inflammation in obese people with high blood pressure.
Pu'er Tea extract can help treat the metabolic syndrome that is the precursor to type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a Chinese study.
A Taiwanese study has found that drinking at least one cup of green tea a day can significantly reduce the risk of developing lung cancer, and - in patients with one specific genotype - may reduce the risk even among those who...