health studies

* A Curing Cup of Tea (BBC)

The great British cuppa is being hailed by US scientists as a medical miracle with the potential to save thousands of lives.

* Lemon Tea Fights Skin Cancer (BBC)

Drinking hot tea with citrus peel could protect the body against skin cancer, US scientists say. Know your teas.

*Tea Could Help Prevent Cancer (BBC)

Drinking tea could help prevent cancers, say scientists. Antioxidants in tea offer protective benefits against cancers of the stomach and esophagus.

*Tea could reduce risk of circulatory disease (CNN)

People who drink tea each day significantly reduce their chances of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, according to Archives of Internal Medicine.

* Researchers discover how green tea may prevent cancer (Perdue University)

Purdue University researchers have identified how an active compound found in green tea works to slow and prevent the growth of cancer cells.

*Tea May Protect Patients With Existing Heart Disease (UNISCI)

Journal of the American Heart Association, which finds that tea consumption is associated with an increased rate of survival following a heart attack.

*Finding Health Benefits in Tea Leaves (Colorado State University)

After water, tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world. This is good news, because tea offers important health benefits.

*Studies Suggest Health Benefits of Tea

Green, black and oolong teas contain antioxidants called polyphenols.

*Tea May Reduce Risk of Death after Heart Attack

Drinking at least two cups of tea a day may dramatically reduce a person's chances of dying following a heart attack, a study suggests.

*Study Provides Evidence that Tea Consumption Reduces Bad Cholesterol

Additional New Findings Strengthen Link Between Tea and Decreased Risk of Certain Types of Cancer

*Teas Reputation as a Healthy Brew Increasing

Tea is probably the single best thing you can add to your diet to ward off serious illness.

*Tea and Chocolate Beneficial for Heart Health, Studies Suggest

Consuming flavonoid-rich tea and/or chocolate, in moderation, can be associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease.

*Tea Healthier Drink than Water

Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra health benefits

*Beat Stress Drink Tea

Regular cups of tea can help speed recovery from stress, researchers from University College London.

*Tea: The New Fountain of Youth

Regular consumption of either black or green tea may reduce the risk of age-related degenerative brain disorders.

*Tea May Help Prevent Diabetes and Cataracts

Black and green teas decreased glucose levels, which in turn affects other biochemical pathways that accelerate diabetic complications such as cataracts.

*Green Tea Compound, EGCG, May Be A Therapy For Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new study suggests that a compound in green tea may provide therapeutic benefits to people with rheumatoid arthritis.

*Green Tea May Fight Lung Cancer

Green tea may fight lung cancer and could inspire the creation of new lung cancer drugs, scientists report.

*Tea May Fight Ovarian, Breast Cancers

Potent chemicals found in tea can help ward off ovarian and breast cancers, new research suggests.

*Green Tea Could Ward Off Skin Disorders

A new study has found that Green tea could prove to be a promising new treatment for skin disorders such as psoriasis and dandruff.

*Are You Easily Distracted? Try Some Tea

Neuroscientists are weighing in with evidence that components in the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant may work wonders in the brain.

*The Latest Finds on tea & Health

Researchers have unlocked more of tea’s secrets, but is the full story yet to be revealed?