Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Herbal, dietary supplements cause one-fifth of hepatotoxicity

(HealthDay)—Herbal and dietary supplement (HDS)-induced liver injury accounts for 20 percent of cases of hepatotoxicity in the United States, according to research published online Sept. 27 in Hepatology.

Cardiology

Green tea extract promotes gut health, lowers blood sugar

New research in people with a cluster of heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health by lowering inflammation and decreasing "leaky ...

Genetics

Diet success may depend on your DNA

We can add one more thing to the list of traits affected by genetics: how our bodies respond to a particular diet.

Medical research

Research shows that drinking Matcha tea can reduce anxiety

Many different countries have a tea culture, and Japanese Matcha tea is growing in popularity around the world. In Japan, Matcha has a long history of being used for various medicinal purposes. It has been suspected to have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Green tea boosts your brain

Green tea is said to have many putative positive effects on health. Now, researchers at the University of Basel are reporting first evidence that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions, in particular the working ...

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