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2014-01-28 08:30:45

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Viteava Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the execution of a sponsored research agreement with McGill University relating to novel analogs and derivatives of the green tea flavonoid, (-)epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Matching funds have been received from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Proof of Principle - Phase II (CIHR POPII) program. Professor Tak-Hang Chan of McGill University is the Principal Investigator with...

Blood Sugar Spikes Benefit From Green Tea
2012-11-09 21:31:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to Penn State food scientists, green tea and starchy food could help to lower blood sugar spikes. The researchers found that an ingredient in green tea helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice, leading to the possibility of a new diet for people. Mice were fed epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, and cornstarch during the study. Joshua Lambert, assistant professor of food science in...

Green Tea Lowers Risk Of Digestive System Cancers
2012-11-01 04:51:20

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s clear that green tea is one of the most popular flavors with foodies these days. Even though green tea can be found integrated with other types of food, it is still considered a popular beverage. More importantly, green tea can have a number of health benefits. In particular, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center recently found that green tea can help decrease the rate of some digestive system cancers,...

Green Tea Improves Memory
2012-09-06 04:48:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s 8 a.m. in the morning. You feel groggy and need a cup of coffee to wake you up. Instead of reaching out for that mug of java, green tea would be a better option. More and more often, green tea is becoming a popular beverage option for its many different kinds of health benefits. In particular, researchers recently discovered that green tea helps improve brain cell production to boost memory. The research on green...

2012-08-23 01:00:30

A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer, according to newly-published research at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. The extract, known as epigallocatechin gallate, has been known to have preventative anti-cancer properties but fails to reach tumors when delivered by conventional intravenous administration. However, in initial laboratory tests at the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, researchers used an approach which...

2012-08-15 01:11:59

Researchers discover compounds in green tea and chocolate may help reduce neurological complications linked to HIV Current drug therapy for patients with HIV is unable to control the complete replication of the virus in the brain. The drugs therefore do not have any effect against the complications associated with neurocognitive impairment in patients with HIV. New research by Joseph Steiner and colleagues from Johns Hopkins University has discovered that a group of plant polyphenols...

2012-07-11 23:02:15

HealthyAnswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. HealthyAnswers.com reports there are many health benefits of drinking tea. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 HealthyAnswers.com recently reported many health benefits from drinking a variety of teas...


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