Increased coffee intake could avert deaths from liver disease

Increasing per capita coffee consumption on a population level has the potential to avert liver disease-related deaths, according to study results.Sarah Gardner, MBBS, of the liver transplant unit at The Austin Hospital in Australia, and colleagues wrote that previous studies have indicated that coffee offers at least some protection against liver disease.“[Previous research] demonstrated a 46% reduction in death from liver cirrhosis for people assessed at study entry as drinking [two to three cups per day]; and a 71% reduction in death from cirrhosis in those consuming [four] or moreRead More

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