Hester - 8:48 am on Jun 14, 2006 (gmt 0) Study Says Coffee Protects Against Cirrhosis [science.slashdot.org] So get drinking that coffee!
Good news for those who like both coffee and alcohol. In a recent study of more than 125,000 people an Oakland, CA medical team found that consuming coffee seems to help protect against alcoholic cirrhosis.
People drinking one cup of coffee per day were, on average, 20% less likely to develop alcoholic cirrhosis. For people drinking two or three cups the reduction was 40%, and for those drinking four or more cups of coffee a day the reduction in risk was 80%.
Study Says Coffee Protects Against Cirrhosis [science.slashdot.org]
So get drinking that coffee!