Taking Polyphenon E, a compound containing tea polyphenols including epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), can improve serum levels of prostate cancer markers in men suffering from the condition. Twenty-six men with scheduled for...

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The first prescription botanical drug for half a century has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Veregen, a special extract made from green tea, has been approved for the treatment of genital  warts caused by the...

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Antioxidant compounds in green tea could help promote exercise-induced abdominal fat loss, according to a new study from the American Society of Nutrition. Researchers recruited over 100 healthy normally sedentary adults, aged ...

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A new study has confirmed the growing evidence that drinking tea, both green and black, might slow the growth of prostate cancer. The 15 men in this study, who were due for prostate surgery for cancer in five days time, were...

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A meta-analysis of 13 separate studies has indicated that women who have the highest intake of green tea have a 22% lowered risk of developing breast cancer compared to women with the lowest intake. ...

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Women who drink two or more cups of tea a day appear to lower their risk of ovarian cancer by 46% compared to women who drink no tea, according to a recent Swedish study. ...

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Stephen Hsu, probably the world’s leading researcher into green tea and a former green tea farmer himself, has presented a preliminary study indicating that EGCG, present in green tea, can help suppress proteins that trigger...

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Indian research has found that drinking black tea three times a day for a year could help prevent the development of oral cancer in subjects with leukoplakia, a disease that causes white spots to appear on mucous membranes on the...

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Green and black tea fed to rats for three months had a blood-sugar-lowering effect and inhibited the development of diabetic cataracts. (J. Agric. Food Chem., 53 (9), 3710 -3713, 2005).

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There is considerable research evidence that green tea is associated with reduced risk of various forms of cancer. Now a team of Spanish and British researchers has discovered how epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a naturally...

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