Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human body > Health-in-Motion 13 October 2016 Green tea is good for you! Green tea is good for you! The results of a study conducted in Japan suggest that it may help to prevent abdominal aortic aneurysm, a deadly condition in which the body’s main artery becomes bloated and overstretched. Researchers at Kyoto University found that rats that are fed green tea polyphenol, a major component of green tea, suffer from the problem less frequently. That’s encouraging news for people diagnosed with the condition as without treatment, abdominal aortic aneurysms eventually rupture and result in death 50 percent of the time. 0 More: Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SEE: About 90% of teenagers suffer from this condition Fitness 6 at-home tips for freshening up your runner’s feet Medical Pregnant moms' immune response could trigger birth defects Lifestyle Kegels for men are a thing, and you should absolutely be doing them Diet and nutrition Can apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight? Medical Pill to prevent HIV infection still underused From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Terrific Tea! » Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Healthy? Are you sure? » 5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick? 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.