Epigallocatechin (EGCG), a natural antioxidant found in green tea, may help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. EGCG restores the activity of aztreonam, an antibiotic commonly used to treat infections caused by P. aeruginosa. The bacteria is resistant to major classes of antibiotics and is currently treated with a combination of drugs.
Researchers report a boost in healthy antioxidants for green tea brewed with bottled, as opposed to tap, water.
Researchers reveal a compound in green tea extract may help protect the brain against cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's by coating toxic oligomers.
A new study reports green tea extract and exercise appears to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease in mice.
Zaheera Shabbir comments on how some researchers are trying to treat neurodegenerative disorders by halting apoptosis.
Researchers used a specific molecule in green tea extract, EGCG, to control metal associated amyloid beta aggregates associated with Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.