Navigation Links
Protection against Alzheimer’s could be as simple as drinking green te

The role played by physiological levels free radicals and antioxidants in degenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s have been well established following our improved understanding of free radical biology. The area offers // potential scope because of the fact that confirmation of the cause and effect relationship would mean that treatment for such disorders can be made very simple and affordable by a mere supplementation of antioxidants.

Green tea consists of the leaves and delicate young leaf buds of an evergreen bush Camellia sinensis, widely cultivated in Asia. Green tea enjoys worldwide consumption due to the innumerable health benefits associated with it. The herb, originally used for mental stimulation by monks has also been used for treatment of cold, cough and other breathing disorders.

Furthermore, consumption of green tea has also been documented to reduce the incidence of certain forms of cancer and prevent UV damage induced by sun. The health benefits of green tea can be attributed to the abundance of antioxidants, proven to enhance antioxidant activity in the blood.

It has now been found out that an active ingredient in green tea may protect the brain from the memory-destroying disease of Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a progressive disorder that causes memory loss and afflicts millions globally. The work is still in an experimental phase and would need substantial evidence to be applied to human beings.

The experiment was carried out in special experimental animals developed for the study by genetic methods. Mice injected with an antioxidant found in green tea was found to have decreased production of beta-amyloid, a protein that forms the plaques that clog the brains of Alzheimer's victims.

Several months of injections reduced plaque formation by as much as 54 percent, a significant finding. Drinking ordinary tea would not provide similar health benefit because it does not contain the required ingred ients.

Clinical trials have been directed towards development of an oral formulation of green tea extract following assessment of safety and efficacy of the extract, proved to be satisfactory as of now.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Protection mechanism of fatty acids for Cancer
2. Protection from Dementia
3. Flu Shots Best for Protection
4. Circumcision More Effective In Reducing The Risk Of HIV Protection
5. Diet Found To Offer Protection Against Leukemia
6. New Cost Effective Approach To Promote Sun Protection
7. New Flu Vaccine Can Give Lifetime Protection
8. Sunscreen Lotions Offering High Protection May Be Better Than Usual Sunscreens
9. BCG vaccine for both Protection and treatment of Tuberculosis
10. Vegetables And Garlic Confer Protection From Skin Cancer
11. Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/7/2016)... , ... December 07, 2016 , ... They are musicians ... sisters and wives, brothers and fathers, from New England and around the nation. What ... stigma, and are brought together in a beautiful and compelling new photographic exhibit debuting ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... financial consultation services from offices located in South Lyon, Dewitt, Williamston, East Lansing, ... a basketball coach who needs treatment for a brain tumor. , Jason Bauer ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... One ... regular changing of the securement tape is painful for her. "This is why the ... to patients’ heads," she said. , They then created a prototype of the patent-pending ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... OCTOBER XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) December 07, 2016 , ... ... “Canine Filamentous Dermatitis Associated with Borrelia Infection” reveals that a condition ... in the prestigious Journal of Veterinary Science & Medical Diagnosis. , Morgellons disease ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... Facial plastic surgeon, Dr. John ... by donating a portion of proceeds to two local organizations: North Chicago Animal Control ... & Friends is a team of authorized and trained volunteers who support rescued ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/7/2016)... , Dec. 7, 2016  Organovo Holdings, Inc. ... biology company focused on delivering scientific and medical ... that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Keith ... on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ... are not yet familiar with the Company, an ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... 7, 2016 The global  ... value of USD 3.9 billion by 2024, based ... Inc. The growth of the market is attributed ... technological advancements by the market players. Demand for ... increasing donation, rising awareness about transfusion-transmitted diseases, and ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016 Diabetes & Obesity Drug Development Pipeline ... disease cluster is currently dominated by therapeutics indicated for ... mellitus (T2DM), and the majority of the pipeline, in ... attributable to these indications. While products indicated for obesity ... are a large number of these products in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: