Cerebrovascular function, oxidative stress, and learning capacities
Mar 24th, 2011 by physiology
Drinking green tea is linked to protecting cerebrovascular blood flow and learning capabilities in an exciting new study by Drouin et al. Listen in as Associate Editor Nancy Kanagy interviews lead author Eric Thorin (University of Montreal, Montreal Heart Institute Research Center) and expert Frank Faraci (University of Iowa) in a lively discussion of this ground-breaking research.
Annick Drouin, Virginie Bolduc, Nathalie Thorin-Trescases, Élisabeth Bélanger, Priscilla Fernandes, Edward Baraghis, Frédéric Lesage, Marc-Antoine Gillis, Louis Villeneuve, Edith Hamel, Guylaine Ferland, and Eric Thorin. Catechin treatment improves cerebrovascular flow-mediated dilation and learning abilities in atherosclerotic mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 300: H1032-H1043 2011.