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...

Read more


A study of nearly 14,000 Japanese elders (65+) found that green tea consumption was associated with a reduced risk of functional disability over the three-year study period, even after adjustment for other possibly confounding lifestyle factors.

Read more


UK research suggests that digestion of green tea by gut enzymes produces chemicals that may be more effective against Alzheimer's disease and cancer than those in undigested tea.

Read more


It's not research as such but Cha Dao: A Journal of Tea and Tea Culture is a wonderful tea website with high quality discussion and information on tea.

Read more


An American study has found that theaflavin-2 - a substance found only in black and oolong teas - was able to induce aptosis (cell death) in cancer cells in the laboratory within three hours of treatment. The theaflavin-2 acted by...

Read more


EGCG - a major polyphenol found in green tea - has been found to increase the number of regulatory T cells which play an important role in immune function and suppression of autoimmune disease.

Read more


A study by an American research team has demonstrated that tai chi exercise (TC) and supplementation with green tea polyphenols (GTP) can benefit bone remodeling and muscle strength in postmenopausal women

Read more


Drinking several cups of tea daily can cut your risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by more than a third, according to Dutch researchers. The investigators followed 40,000 healthy people for 13 years, finding that participants...

Read more


New research conducted at Newcastle University suggests that regular consumption of green tea may protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, as well as cancer. The particular aim of this study...

Read more


Since making a cup of tea is clearly too much effort, there is a growing fashion for bottled green tea ($1 billion annual sales in the US), often drunk for its supposed health-giving properties.

Read more