Southampton University researchers from the UK analysed data from nine previous studies encompassing information from more than 430,000 people.

They found that drinking two additional cups of coffee a day was linked to a 44 per cent lower risk of developing liver cirrhosis

Systematic review with meta-analysis: coffee consumption andthe risk of cirrhosisO. J. Kennedy, P. Roderick, R. Buchanan, J. A. Fallowfield, P. C. Hayes& J. Parkes; Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics