Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

A Consideration of Niacin as an Inhibitor of the Predator Response


Discusses the role of niacin in treating addiction and inhibit predator response. Linkage of niacin deficiency and drug addiction; Views on the effectiveness of niacin therapy as a means to over...

Chronic DNA Damage and Niacin Deficiency Enhance Cell Injury


Chronic DNA Damage and Niacin Deficiency Enhance Cell Injury and Cause Unusual Interactions in NAD and Poly(ADP-Ribose) Metabolism in Rat Bone Marrow

Previous work has shown that niacin deficiency in rats increases the severity of ethylnitrosourea (ENU)-induced anemia and leukopenia and the long-term development of cancer. The current study wa...



The article discusses the therapeutic uses of the vitamin niacin. Niacin helps reduce cardiac risk factors by helping the body to boost high density lipoproteins (HDL) while decreasing triglyceri...

Women's Health Update


The article focuses on the importance of niacin in the treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. It suggests that patients should seek help from physicians before taking supplements with...

Niacin Deficiency Alters p53 Expression and Impairs Etoposide-Induced Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Rat Bone Marrow Cells


One focus of chemoprevention research is the interaction of nutrients with specific molecular targets associated with the maintenance of genomic stability. This study tested the impact of dietary...

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