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:10/13/2017)... Pa. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... While ... dark poses a problem. Fortunately, an inventor from Austin, Texas, has identified a solution. ... to medication in darkness or restricted lighting. As such, it eliminates the need to ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The International Association ... standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, announces the opening of ... 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. , ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, ... ... School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, ... professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... CT (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... long-term care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a ... Shelton Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills ... specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise ... offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. ... big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected to ... TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, ... ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced ... now successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated ... diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, ... I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this ...
(Date:9/13/2017)... --  OrthoAtlanta has been named the official orthopedic and ... for the 2018 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship to ... in Atlanta, Georgia . OrthoAtlanta is proud ... participating in many activities leading up to, and including the ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: