Navigation Links
Drinking Tea Could Protect Your Skin

Drinking at least two cups of tea daily can protect you from developing skin cancer, says a new study, but scientists call for more research// to strengthen the findings.

Tea's disease-fighting properties appear to protect the body against Squamous cell carcinomas and Basal cell carcinomas - most common forms of skin cancers usually caused by too much exposure to the sun's rays - that grow slowly over a period of months or even years, the researchers say.

Squamous cell carcinomas normally appear on the face and turn into an ulcer-like growth that doesn't heal.

Basal cell carcinomas normally show up as a painless lump that gradually expands in size. Although they do not normally spread through the body, they still need be removed through surgery.

In the latest study, carried out at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire in the US, the scientists analysed over 1,400 patients aged between 25 and 74 years with one of the two types of tumour, reported the online edition of Daily Mail.

They compared their diet, drinking habits and lifestyle with a similar group who did not have cancer.

They found that regular tea drinkers were 65 percent less likely to have squamous cell carcinoma and almost 80 percent less at risk of a basal cell carcinoma. The biggest benefits were seen among long-term drinkers, especially those who downed several cups a day for more than 40 years.

Judy Rees, who led the research, said: 'The constituents of tea have been investigated for their activity against a variety of diseases and cancers. But the most potent appear to be polyphenols.'

These are antioxidants that block the damaging effects in the body of molecules known as free radicals.

But she stressed more research was needed to confirm it is the tea and not some other lifestyle factor which is protecting against the illness.

Source-IANS/B
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Drinking arsenic water leads to cancer
2. Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses
3. Heavy Drinking Raises Risk of Liver Cancer
4. Drinking wine as part of a healthy living
5. Drinking adequate amounts of water
6. Drinking wine beneficial in dementia
7. Drinking milk: Good or bad?
8. Is Drinking Extra Fluids Safe When You’re Sick
9. Could Midlife Alcohol Drinking Lead To Dementia ?
10. Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns
11. Heavy Drinking Can Increase Stroke Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Drinking Tea Could Protect Your Skin

(Date:7/10/2014)... Colo. (July 8, 2014) A new study from ... modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem ... , "The oral health among Native Americans is abysmal ... rest of the country," said Terrence Batliner, DDS, MBA, ... Research at the School of Public Health. "The number ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nature, not nurture, ... of individual chimpanzees, a new study finds. "As ... comes to cognitive [thinking] abilities in chimpanzees," William Hopkins ... said in a news release from the journal ... insight into the evolution of intelligence in humans, Hopkins, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with dyslexia are more ... children or teenagers than people who don,t have the ... Dyslexia, which affects up to 10 percent of people, ... 35 percent of adults with this condition said they ... percent of those without dyslexia. "Even after accounting ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Kristen Fischer HealthDay ... Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often ... debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said ... and reproductive science at the Icahn School of Medicine at ... menopausal women experience more than 10 hot flashes a day, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July ... that break out regularly between outspoken celebrities or loudmouth pundits ... relationship, a new study suggests. High amounts of Twitter ... the couple is in a long-term relationship, according to findings ... turn, that friction can lead to cheating and breakups, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study finds widespread oral health problems among Navajo 2Health News:Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes 2Health News:Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 3Health News:Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away? 2Health News:Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away? 3
... Patient Care Model Significantly Improves Patient OutcomesEL SEGUNDO, ... provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed ... findings of a study revealing DaVita,s IMPACT(TM) (Incident ... program can significantly reduce mortality rates for new ...
... Pediatric surgeons are able to repair complex heart defects ... but that doesn,t necessarily mean a happy ending for ... great quality of life and others, with the same ... pediatric medical centers throughout the United States shows that ...
... HOUSTON (March 29, 2009) The allergen breathed in by ... MMP7 that activates a cascade of events to prompt an ... College of Medicine ( www.bcm.edu ) in Houston in a ... Immunology . , In particular, MMP7 activates interleukin 25, a ...
... the same for bare metal or drug-eluting devices, study found, ... that stent thrombosis, a blood clot inside a stent, is ... no difference in the clot risk for either drug-eluting ... After a heart attack, many patients undergo a treatment ...
... Health Ltd. affiliate program is the answer for individuals who want to ... benefits as well as demand. ZEO Health has created a risk-free, ... today and find out more about the affiliate program. , ... New ...
... Michael Harbut, M.D., MPH, co-director of the National ... Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, MI, and ... Wayne State University , announced the use of ... asbestos-related lung disease. The announcement was made at the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:DaVita's IMPACT Program Reduces Mortality for New Dialysis Patients 2Health News:DaVita's IMPACT Program Reduces Mortality for New Dialysis Patients 3Health News:Physicians mending broken hearts 2Health News:No Increase in Clots With Drug-Eluting Stents 2Health News:No Increase in Clots With Drug-Eluting Stents 3Health News:ZEO Health's New Program Offers Answer for Those Looking for Income 2Health News:New Tool in the Radiography Approach Will Assist in Earlier Detection of Asbestos-Related Diseases 2Health News:New Tool in the Radiography Approach Will Assist in Earlier Detection of Asbestos-Related Diseases 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... R.I. , July 10, 2014 CVS Caremark ... board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.275 ... dividend is payable on August 1, 2014, to holders of ... CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people ... pharmacy company in the United States . ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has announced the addition of ... Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Dental consumables ... to treat dental impairments, for tooth restoration and in ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), ... AMGN ) announced today that they have launched ... new therapeutic targets and develop novel therapies for ... affects millions worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen collaboration brings together ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4
... VRUS ), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company ... treat viral,infections, reported unaudited financial results for the ... Pharmasset reported a net loss,attributable to common stockholders ... first fiscal quarter of 2008, as compared to ...
... Software & Database Developed in West ... Treatment Options, VENLO, Netherlands and GRAND RAPIDS, ... (CMM) today announced the formation of a,collaborative effort ... Prime Standard: QIA) to support research focused on ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8QIAGEN and Center for Molecular Medicine Create Research Collaboration for Molecular Diagnostic Markers for Breast Cancer, Other Women's Health Issues 2QIAGEN and Center for Molecular Medicine Create Research Collaboration for Molecular Diagnostic Markers for Breast Cancer, Other Women's Health Issues 3QIAGEN and Center for Molecular Medicine Create Research Collaboration for Molecular Diagnostic Markers for Breast Cancer, Other Women's Health Issues 4
Nitinol Flat Wire Basket...
A breakaway microwell EIA for the detection of toxins produced by Enterohemorrhagic E. coli...
For presumptive identification of Escherichia coli using enzyme technology. Tests: Indole, MUG...
A single tube that performs two rapid tests for E. coli from culture. ColiScreen™ combines both the indole test with the glucuronidase test to increase the specificity....
Medicine Products: