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Niacin (also known as vitamin B3, nicotinic acid and vitamin PP) is an organic compound with the formula C5H4NCO2H and, depending on the definition used, one of the between forty to eighty essential human nutrients.
Uranium toxicity might have caused obesity and diabetes in Kuwait, finds new study

Uranium toxicity might have caused obesity and diabetes in Kuwait, finds new study

UK government to consider fortifying flour with folic acid to combat neural tube defects

UK government to consider fortifying flour with folic acid to combat neural tube defects

Poor sleep linked to a lack of essential vitamins and minerals

Poor sleep linked to a lack of essential vitamins and minerals

Study shows connection between poor sleep and poor nutrition

Study shows connection between poor sleep and poor nutrition

UK set to fortify flour with folic acid to prevent spine defects among newborns

UK set to fortify flour with folic acid to prevent spine defects among newborns

Novel cellular pathway may clarify how arterial inflammation develops into atherosclerosis

Novel cellular pathway may clarify how arterial inflammation develops into atherosclerosis

Nutrient supplements do not provide extra benefits says new Australian survey

Nutrient supplements do not provide extra benefits says new Australian survey

Study: Vitamin or mineral supplements are not beneficial for preventing or treating heart disease

Study: Vitamin or mineral supplements are not beneficial for preventing or treating heart disease

American Heart Association certifies select peanuts with Heart-Check mark

American Heart Association certifies select peanuts with Heart-Check mark

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Researchers uncover link between abdominal aortic aneurysm and dysregulated tryptophan metabolism

Vitamin B3 supplementation during pregnancy may prevent birth defects, in-vivo study suggests

Vitamin B3 supplementation during pregnancy may prevent birth defects, in-vivo study suggests

MRC researchers discover genetic 'switch' that plays key role in Parkinson's disease

MRC researchers discover genetic 'switch' that plays key role in Parkinson's disease

Study strengthens therapeutic potential for niacin-based diet in treatment of Parkinson's disease

Study strengthens therapeutic potential for niacin-based diet in treatment of Parkinson's disease

Study evaluates link between lowering LDL-C and CV risk reduction across statin and nonstatin therapies

Study evaluates link between lowering LDL-C and CV risk reduction across statin and nonstatin therapies

Nut consumption may lower risk of overall mortality in prostate cancer patients

Nut consumption may lower risk of overall mortality in prostate cancer patients

Pharmacist suggests education as foremost strategy to control opioid abuse

Pharmacist suggests education as foremost strategy to control opioid abuse

Positive effects of good nutrition linked to child's social behavior, development

Positive effects of good nutrition linked to child's social behavior, development

New report reviews current WIC food packages

New report reviews current WIC food packages

Meta-analysis supports that intake of tree nuts lowers risk of cardiovascular disease

Meta-analysis supports that intake of tree nuts lowers risk of cardiovascular disease