Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News ‘If you are disabled you are cursed and bewitched’ Medical 1 in 4 SA workers suffers from depression Lifestyle Reasons why your scalp is itchy – and how to fix it News These are the areas where you are most at risk of getting malaria News WHO warns SA is not entirely geared up for major epidemics Lifestyle ‘My birth control pills gave me a liver tumour’ – this is how it happened From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.