Medicine has long known about the existence of such a dangerous disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis. It implies an autoimmune liver disease that might lead to further development of cirrhosis, liver failure and cancer, reports Zee News. Recent American scientists from the Mayo clinic study found that regularly drinking coffee, people can reduce the risk of emergence of this disease.
According to the study's author Craig Lammert, this autoimmune disease is quite rare, but in case of its occurrence to human health applied a crushing blow. The study involved people suffering from primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. In addition, a certain number of people made up the control group.
After analysis of the data, scientists were able to establish that the daily consumption of coffee reduces the risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis. It should be noted that such approval was not concerned with cirrhosis. According to the study, patients with cholangitis 20 percent rarely drank coffee than volunteers in the control group, who were healthy.