Catalan researchers discover that green tea improves intellectual ability in people with Down …

The study was published in the journal ‘The Lancet Neurology’ on Monday. This is the first time a treatment proves effective in improving cognitive function in cases of Down syndrome, according to the head of Cellular Neurobiology and Systems at the CRG and principal author of the study, Dr. Dierssen. “However, we must make clear that our discovery is not a cure for Down syndrome, and one must try our results on larger population samples, but this can be a treatment to improve the quality of life of these people”, pointed out the doctor. According to the World Health Organization, Down syndrome affects about one in 1,000 people worldwide, and is the most common cause of intellectual disability of genetic origin. It is caused by a trisomy in chromosome 21,…


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