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Press Release - Berlin – October 18, 2011: Berlin will host the next 4th World Congress on Tea & Health: Recent Clinical Advance



Press release - Berlin, Germany, 18 October 2011, the scientific committee of the 4th World Congress on Tea & Health and the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health (ISANH), which will be held in Berlin in October 27-28 published the final program and abstracts accepted for short oral and poster presentations. This conference will be held at Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin.


As Dr F. Paul, chairman of the scientific committee commented: “Fuelled by basic research, it has become clear that green tea is more than a lifestyle beverage and has various pharmaceutical properties which warrant its investigation in clinical studies.


Tea and clinical studies credibility

Clinical research on the beneficial value of green tea and its ingredients in various diseases is rapidly expanding; more than 100 clinical trials listed by NIH in the USA.


The aim of Tea and Health 2011 is to provide answers and to give a future vision of how Tea Polyphenols can enhance human nutrition and help in the prevention and treatment (tea as promising drugs) of many chronic diseases.


Tea and Health 2011 will highlight the :


  • Bioavailability of Tea and Tea Extracts
  • Tea and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
  • Metabolic diseases, Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Neurological diseases
  • Clinical Studies, Innovations and Products with tea Polyphenols
  • Tea & Tea Extracts as Medicalized Food & Beverages


European Legislation, Health Claims and Authorization for Novel Foods

Significant time will be allocated to discuss about Tea & Tea Extracts European legislation and especially about health claims and authorization for novel foods.


Among Speakers:

Michael Boschmann , Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Silke De Spirt, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I, Faculty of Medicine, Heinrich-Heine-University,
Dusseldorf, Germany

Marvin Edeas, President of International Society of Antioxidant in Nutrition and Health, Paris, France

Friedemann Paul, Clinical Neuroimmunology Research Group, Neurocure Clinical Research Center, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Mario Lorenz, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, Berlin, Germany

Silvia Mandel, Eve Topf Center of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Stefan Schoenland, University of Medicine, Heidelberg, Germany

Urs Ruegg, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Erich Wanker, Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Berlin, Germany


Among Participants:

Beverage Partners Worldwide, Charité University, Coca-Cola Services, Dr. Loges & Co. gmbH, Freie Universität Berlin, ICDD, Kemin Health, Kneipp-Werke, London South Bank University, Max-Delbrück Centrum, Saitama Cancer Center, Starbucks Company, Tayio International, Technische Universität Berlin, Tokushima Bunri University, TWF, UCLA, University of California, University of Liege, University of Ulm, Wisssotzky Tea…


Tea & Health 2011 will be held under the patronage of the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health (ISANH), the French Society of Antioxidants (SFA) and the Japanese Society of Antioxidants (JSA).


For more information about Tea & Health 2011:



About the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health (ISANH)


The aim of ISANH is to advance the practical applications of antioxidants, in all related fields, with particular reference to health and nutrition, and provide recommendations to ISANH’s members, health decision makers and institutions about the last antioxidant trends, uses and problems. In addition, ISANH encourages communication and interaction among researchers, physicians, nutritionists, industrials, food technology and strategic marketing managers through a global antioxidants network, please visit


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