Caffeine helps night-shift workers avoid errors

05/13/2010 | HealthDay News

An analysis of 13 studies showed that night-shift workers who consumed caffeine in the form of coffee, pills or energy drinks were less likely to commit errors and showed improved performance in memory, attention and other areas compared with those who took a nap or placebos. But researchers suggested that a study of older workers is needed, since most subjects in the studies were in their 20s.

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