Coffee saves lives in liver cirrhosis
Two or more cups of coffee per day cuts the risk of dying from liver cirrhosis by two-thirds, new research suggests.
The 15-year prospective study looked at the diets and lifestyle choices of over 63,000 Singaporeans, of whom 114 died of liver cirrhosis over the study period.
Coffee drinking was associated with a lower risk of death from cirrhosis, specifically for non-viral hepatitis related disease.
However consumption of tea, fruit juice and soft drinks seemed to have no effect on cirrhosis mortality, the authors