Wow. This is cool.
[quote=“BBC: Green Tea may help fight HIV”]Drinking green tea could help in the fight against HIV, research suggests.
Scientists found a component called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) prevents HIV from binding to immune system cells by getting there first.
Once EGCG has bound to immune system cells there is no room for HIV to take hold in its usual fashion.
However, experts said the joint UK and US work, which appears in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, was at a very preliminary stage.[/quote]
Add it to the plan to promote circumcision, and you’ll have a lot of men sitting tenderly, hanging out in tea houses.
But some new tea shop marketing campaign starts tomorrow.