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Caffeine is a bitter substance found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, some nuts and certain medicines. It has many effects on the body's metabolism, including stimulating the central nervous system. This can make you more alert and give you a boost of energy.
Dietary supplement extracted from Amaranthus can increase plasma nitrate, study shows

Dietary supplement extracted from Amaranthus can increase plasma nitrate, study shows

UAB case study details patient experiencing hemorrhagic stroke after consumption of energy drink

UAB case study details patient experiencing hemorrhagic stroke after consumption of energy drink

Short sleepers likely to consume significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, study finds

Short sleepers likely to consume significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, study finds

Genetic variation, environmental conditions can have significant impact on human health

Genetic variation, environmental conditions can have significant impact on human health

Vanderbilt sleep specialists offer tips to manage daylight saving time transition

Vanderbilt sleep specialists offer tips to manage daylight saving time transition

Low fat and low carbohydrate diets may prevent migraines

Low fat and low carbohydrate diets may prevent migraines

Brown scientists developing new self-contained SleepCoacher app

Brown scientists developing new self-contained SleepCoacher app

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

Hormone levels in hair can predict chances of pregnancy in women undergoing IVF treatment

Hormone levels in hair can predict chances of pregnancy in women undergoing IVF treatment

Healthy fruit-rich Mediterranean diet may help protect against macular degeneration

Healthy fruit-rich Mediterranean diet may help protect against macular degeneration

Fiscal policies could help reduce consumption of sugary drinks, new WHO report reveals

Fiscal policies could help reduce consumption of sugary drinks, new WHO report reveals

Regulating mealtimes during days off can help alleviate jet-lag in long-haul cabin crew

Regulating mealtimes during days off can help alleviate jet-lag in long-haul cabin crew

Caffeine consumption linked to reduction in risk of incident dementia in older women

Caffeine consumption linked to reduction in risk of incident dementia in older women

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

ED consumption with or without alcohol contributes to risk for drunk driving

ED consumption with or without alcohol contributes to risk for drunk driving

CUMC researchers uncover new details of intracellular channel that controls skeletal muscle

CUMC researchers uncover new details of intracellular channel that controls skeletal muscle

Americans believe cancer to be major health care challenge, Mayo Clinic survey reveals

Americans believe cancer to be major health care challenge, Mayo Clinic survey reveals

High stress during ovulatory window reduces chances of conception in women

High stress during ovulatory window reduces chances of conception in women

Adenosine may play role in inhibiting REM sleep

Adenosine may play role in inhibiting REM sleep

Study shows how caffeine counteracts age-related cognitive deficits in animals

Study shows how caffeine counteracts age-related cognitive deficits in animals