Cancer

Study Links ‘Burning Hot’ Tea, Plus Smoking or Drinking, to Cancer

A group of Chinese researchers conclude that “drinking tea at high temperatures is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive alcohol or tobacco use.” The group’s findings were reported in “Effect of Hot Tea Consumption and Its Interactions With Alcohol and Tobacco Use on the Risk for Esophageal Cancer:...

How Tea Health Advocacy Can Improve Retail Sales

Maria Uspenski won the award for Best Tea Health Advocate at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas in June. Her book, Cancer Hates Tea (Page Street Publishing, 2016), gives tips for lifestyle changes people can make to decrease their risk of getting cancer. She owns The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado, which provides...

Battling Cancer with Tea

The book Cancer Hates Tea, by Maria Uspenski, founder and CEO of The Tea Spot in Boulder Colo., is now for sale. The official publication date is Dec. 13, however copies can be preordered on Amazon. Uspenski said the book also is available wholesale through The Tea Spot’s website. Published by Page Street Books,...

Green Tea Lowers Risk of Colon, Stomach, and Throat Cancers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Older and middle-aged women who drank green tea at least three times a week were 14 per cent less likely to develop a cancer of the digestive system, according to Canadian researchers who tracked the health of 69,000 Asian women for the past decade. The report, which was published by the American...

Cancer Study Reveals Clues to Green Tea Impact

ANAHEIM, Calif. This week, WebMD published very positive findings about the role green tea plays in slowing the growth of breast cancers and may assist in prevention. The report is based on findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting on prevention. The WebMD Health News account described research involving an...

Green Tea Concentrate Kills Skin Cancer Cells

GLASGOW, Scotland Tumors containing two types of skin cancer cells shrank or disappeared when researchers at the universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow applied a concentrated solution of EGCG. They created a cell with epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and transferrin, a protein that naturally targets and latches on to the surface of cancer cells, and applied...

Tea Drinkers Appear to Have Fewer Bouts of Gastric Cancer

TOKYO, Japan Researchers at the National Cancer Center in Tokyo report that women who drank five or more cups of tea a day were 21 percent less likely to be diagnosed with gastric cancer. There were is no similar association observe for men. The study is compiled from results of eight separate research papers...

Green Tea Reduces Lung Cancer Risk

Pathologists examining a large sample of lung cancer patients in four separate studies in Taiwan, the Czech Republic and the United States report significant protection from drinking tea. In one Taiwan study cancer cells in patients consuming at least one cup of green tea daily failed to form layers characteristic of abnormal cells. A second, four-year study...

Green Tea Protects Against Cavities

BOSTON, Mass. Israeli researchers investigating green tea’s polyphenol antioxidants report green tea could have the ability to protect against bacterial-induced dental cavities. According to the Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin (Jan. 26), the polyphenols in green tea also possess antiviral properties, which could help protect against the influenza virus that often enters through the mouth...