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Caffeine boost may help elderly people

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PHOENIX (CBS5/CBS) -

Here's another reason to grab a cup of coffee or tea in the morning.

Caffeine could give muscles in elderly people a boost.

Researchers at Coventry University looked at the effect of caffeine on the muscles of mice.

They found the stimulant helped the older muscles produce more force.

Researchers say their findings suggest caffeine could help elderly people maintain their strength leading to fewer falls and injury.

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