More coffee, fewer gallstonesBMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7199.1646e (Published 19 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1646
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
Men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day have a 4% lower risk of developing gallstones than those who do not drink coffee regularly, and men who drink four or more cups a day have a 45% lower risk, according to a new study.
But only coffee with caffeine, which is known to stimulate contractions in the gallbladder and lower cholesterol concentrations in bile, was associated …