Sunday, August 31, 2008

Black Tea Cuts Risk of Parkinson's

Findings from a collaboration between the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and NUS have revealed for the first time, that drinking black tea (but not green tea) reduces the risk of developing Parkinson's Disease among the Chinese population in Singapore.

The findings, which are published in the on-line issue of American Journal of Epidemiology (Dec 2007) suggest that black tea may exhibit neuroprotective effects on Parkinson's Disease. The findings, presented at the 1st Asian and Oceanian Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress (Oct 2007) won the second prize for Best Research Presentation Award.

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