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Green Tea Extract and Uterine Fibroids

This double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of green tea extract on uterine fibroid burden and quality of life in reproductive aged women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. A total of 39 reproductive aged women ages 18-50 y.o. with symptomatic uterine fibroids were recruited. Eligible women included those with a follicle-stimulating hormone […]

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Green tea and memory

Seventy-four healthy individuals participated in a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study and were given oral green tea (400 mg powder three times daily) or placebo for 5weeks. The evaluation of reward learning and response to reward was conducted as well as mood, using the Montgomery-Asberg depression rating scale (MADRS) and the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression […]

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Green tea, tai chi and bone health

Postmenopausal women with low bone density (osteopenia) but not osteoporosis were given green tea supplements for 6 months. A total of 171 women participated in the study in which there were four groups. Women in the placebo group and the placebo plus Tai chi groups received a total of 500 mg of a placebo per […]

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Green Tea and Influenza in Children

Here is another study on the benefits of green tea and the incidence of influenza—this time in children. During the influenza season in Japan, a survey was conducted to detect the incidence of influenza infection and preventive measures that were being used including the flu vaccination status of children in a household, the frequency and […]

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Green Tea and Influenza

About two hundred health care workers in three different healthcare facilities in Japan were randomized to receive either a placebo or a combination of green tea catechins and theanine that contained 378 mg/day of catechins and 210 mg/day of theanine, both constituents found in green tea. Of these eligible health care workers, 98 received the […]

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Tea and risk of endometrial cancer

This meta-analysis was done to assess the association between tea consumption and endometrial cancer. A total of 7 studies with 2 cohort studies and 5 case-control studies met the criteria for inclusion in this meta-analysis. Green teas and black teas were included in the search. A total of 3487 cases and of endometrial cancer and […]

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Good news for green tea and genital warts

In order to evaluate the efficacy of a topical green tea extract, researchers conducted a randomized, double-blind, vehicle (placebo)-controlled trial involving 502 men and women aged 18 and older. Participants were clinically diagnosed with 2 to 30 external genital and perianal warts and were randomly assigned to receive sinecatechins ointment 15%, sinecatechins ointment 10% or […]

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