Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study

Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study For this study, the researchers took a look at two compounds: EGCG, or epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a key ingredient in green tea, and FA, or ferulic acid, which is found in carrots, tomatoes, rice, wheat and oats. “After three months, combination treatment completely restored working…

Tap or bottled? Water impacts health benefits Green tea

Tap or bottled? Water impacts health benefits Green tea Tap or bottled? Water impacts health benefits Green tea In tests conducted at Cornell’s Sensory Evaluation Center, consumers liked green tea brewed using tap water more than using bottled water, because it produced a sweeter taste. “But, when steeped in bottled water, the green tea contained…

Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks

Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks Green tea molecule could prevent heart attacks Scientists have discovered that a compound found in green tea, currently being studied for its ability to reduce amyloid plaques in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease, also breaks up and dissolves potentially dangerous protein plaques found in the blood vessels. David…

Polyphenols in red wine and green tea halt prostate cancer growth

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology New report in the FASEB Journal suggests that disrupting a particular cellular signaling pathway could stop or slow the initiation, promotion, and progression of prostate cancer In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of…

New evidence that green tea may help fight glaucoma and other eye diseases

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Michael Bernstein m_bernstein@acs.org 202-872-6042 American Chemical Society This release is available in Chinese. Scientists have confirmed that the healthful substances found in green tea — renowned for their powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting properties — do penetrate into tissues of the eye. Their new report, the first documenting how the…

Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 50 percent or greater decline in their lymph node size.

2009 study posted for filing ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting positive results in early leukemia clinical trials using the chemical epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an active ingredient in green tea. The trial determined that patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can tolerate the chemical fairly well when high doses are administered in capsule…

Cream with green tea extract hinders HIV transmission: study

2009 study posted for filing (AFP)–May 19, 2009 WASHINGTON (AFP) – A chemical found in green tea helps inhibit sexual transmission of the virus which causes AIDS, said a study Tuesday that recommends using the compound in vaginal creams to supplement antiretrovirals. Medical experts at Germany’s University of Heidelberg said the compound could be a…

Study reveals how green tea boosts brain cell production to aid memory

Contact: Ben Norman Sciencenewsroom@wiley.com 44-012-437-70375 Wiley Brainy beverage: Study reveals how green tea boosts brain cell production to aid memory It has long been believed that drinking green tea is good for the memory. Now researchers have discovered how the chemical properties of China’s favorite drink affect the generation of brain cells, providing benefits for…

Ingredient found in green tea significantly inhibits breast cancer growth in female mice: EGCG decreases in TCSA (66%), tumor weight (68%) 5 weeks

Repost from 2008 Contact: Donna Krupa dkrupa@the-aps.org 703-967-2751 American Physiological Society SAN DIEGO, CA — Green tea is high in the antioxidant EGCG (epigallocatechin-3- gallate) which helps prevent the body’s cells from becoming damaged and prematurely aged. Studies have suggested that the combination of green tea and EGCG may also be beneficial by providing protection…

136 Health Research Report 24 AUG 2012

* This is Just a Report I do every 2 weeks…Only a few of these articles do I post on this Conduit. Link is at the Bottom: Editors Top Five: 1.   Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function 2.   Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, thought safe for food industry workers, is…

In the laboratory, green tea proves a powerful medicine against severe sepsis

    MANHASSET, NY – A major component of green tea could prove the perfect elixir for severe sepsis, an abnormal immune system response to a bacterial infection. In a new laboratory study, Haichao Wang, PhD, of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and his colleagues have been studying the therapeutic powers of dozens of…