A young girl in the United Kingdom who drank green tea daily for three months had been diagnosed with hepatitis. Doctors believe secondary products in the green tea likely caused the liver damage.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2019
Scientists have identified two compounds found in green tea and carrots that can help retard the effects of Alzheimer's disease in mice. The team believes these components can have the same effects on human sufferers as well.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2019
Over-the-counter green tea extracts sent a man from Texas to a hospital for liver damage. According to experts, excessive intake of green tea which contains catechins might cause serious health issues.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 27, 2018
A team of researchers found that a molecule linked to green tea could help prevent deaths from heart attack and stroke. The study was funded by the British Heart Foundation and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 1, 2018
Microwaving green tea could have health benefits per a 2012 study. The study asserted that microwave heat used to brew tea, makes the drink healthier and tastier.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017
Here’s what is in the latest secret menu item a Starbucks called the Matcha Pink Drink.
Life & Style February 21, 2017
Researchers in the UK have developed a new method of engineering bacterial cellulose to fit different purposes. The base component of the material is derived from bacteria typically found in fermented herbal tea known as kombucha.
Material Science May 31, 2016
Supplements are considered 'miracle-workers' that can help a person reach his or her weight loss goals or gain muscle. However, a man from Australia was recently diagnosed with liver failure after taking these supplements.
Life February 23, 2016
Ancient tea, anyone? Archaeologists found the world's oldest tea in a 2,150-year-old Chinese emperor's tomb in the '90s, and now, after almost two decades, they finally know what kind of tea it is.
January 15, 2016
A new study found that cacao and green tea may help cure diabetes complications. Kidney diseases and retinal impairments are just some of diabetes' effects that these natural remedies may help curb.
Life November 28, 2015
Too much of a good thing turned out to be a bad thing for one teen who turned to green tea. The tea leaves themselves likely weren't at fault.
Life September 28, 2015
A teenage girl's health nearly took a turn for the worse when her green tea regimen caused a severe liver infection.
Life September 27, 2015
Everyone knows green tea is healthy, but it might be far better for men's health than previously thought. A recent study shows that subcomponents of the beverage can help prevent the development of prostate cancer.
Life May 30, 2015
Researchers have found that drinking green tea prevents nadolol, a blood pressure drug, from being absorbed well by the body.
Life January 14, 2014