Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Article: Green tea kills leukemia cells

This article discusses a report in the recent issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource about studies showing that a component in green tea kills leukemia cells in the laboratory. The research was conducted at the Mayo Clinic and focused on a compound known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate, one of a class of compounds found in green tea called catechins.

For an overview of the health benefits of green tea, see our page "Tea and Health".

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