A small study of 12 healthy individuals found that those administered a drink containing green tea showed increased activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) of the brain compared to those who consumed a non-green tea...

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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...

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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).

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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.

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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.

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According to a Chinese proverb, 'Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.'

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A study presented at this week's American Association for Cancer Research's annual prevention conference found that of 67 men with prostate cancer

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Here's a link to a video summarising the research presented at the Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human Health

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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.

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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.

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