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Green tea component may fight Alzheimer’s: Study

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An ingredient in green tea that researchers think might fight cancer may also protect the brain from the memory-destroying Alzheimer’s disease, a study released on Tuesday said. Scientists injected mice with an antioxidant from green tea called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and said it decreased production of beta-amyloid, a protein that […]