• Green Tea Polyphenols Protect Diabetics

    Feb 28, 2005
    Antioxidants such as Green Tea Catechins are taken to neutralize free radicals. Free radicals encompass bleaching and oxidizing agents such as hydrogen peroxide, in disease states these are commonly generated by the immune system. These free radicals contribute greatly to inflammation and tissue destruction, and they cause severe and worsening damage in many disease states.
  • Green Tea Polyphenols may Inhibit the Spread of Early Stage Bladder Cancer

    Feb 25, 2005
    Green Tea exhibits the ability to decrease the risk of developing a number of cancers. Current research is focusing on the ability of Green Tea Polyphenols to actually fight existing cancers - in other words more than just a preventative - actually part of the overall treatment. Actin is a bodily chemical that allows cancer cells to remodel themselves and move or invade other tissue: a dangerous process called metastasis.
  • Applying a cream containing Green Tea Aids Women with Acne Rosacea

    Feb 24, 2005
    Rosacea is a common condition of the skin typically including redness and swelling that mostly affects central portions of the face. It can worsen (progress) into papulopustular rosacea. If acne rosacea remains untreated the nose can become red and enlarged.
  • Vitamin D Helps Lower the Risk of Prostate Cancer

    Feb 22, 2005
    Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and at Harvard University School of Public Health have found that having the highest blood levels of vitamin D decrease a mans risk of developing prostate cancer by about 45% and also decrease the risk of developing more aggressive-dangerous prostate cancer. The lucky men who genetically use vitamin D better than other men had a 55% lower risk of prostate cancer and a 77% decreased risk of developing more aggressive prostate cancer. The study was presented at the 2005 Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Symposium this February in Orlando, Florida which was cosponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and other Societies.
  • Elevated Lead in Childhood may lead to Violent and Aggressive Behavior and May Contribute to a Significant Amount of Violent Crime

    Feb 21, 2005
    Lead from the environment, left over as a contaminant of lead paint, leaded gasoline, in the water or from the soil ism more dangerous than thought. According to Dr H Needleman, a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, exposure to lead, at levels below those that would alarm a doctor, not only affects a chills intelligence and impulsiveness, but may lead to antisocial and criminal behavior and may contribute to causing them to commit a violent crime. He sites a number of studies to support his theory: Average levels of lead in the bones of 190 juvenile delinquents were higher than in adolescents not charged with a crime In 300 juvenile delinquents those reporting more aggressive feelings or having behavior disorders also had higher levels of lead Dr Needleman states that levels of lead below the toxic level in children is associated with increased aggression, disturbed attention, and delinquency.