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Green tea may cut the risk of dying from pneumonia

Posted on Nov 29, 2009 in Uncategorized

By Joene Hendry – Fri Oct 16, 7:15 AM PDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Drinking green tea continues to show health benefits, particularly among women, hints a new study from Japan. Drinking five or more cups a day cut the risk by “47 percent in Japanese women,” but not Japanese men, Ikue Watanabe, from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in Sendai, Japan noted in an email to Reuters Health. Pneumonia risk seems to be reduced even by drinking small amounts of green tea. Drinking as little as one cup or less of green tea per day was associated with 41 percent...

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