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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.
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

New approach holds great promise for developing effective treatments for human mitochondrial diseases

New approach holds great promise for developing effective treatments for human mitochondrial diseases

Novel findings may hold promise for children, adults with mitochondrial disorders

Novel findings may hold promise for children, adults with mitochondrial disorders

First human clinical study of ChromaDex's NIAGEN nicotinamide riboside meets primary endpoint

First human clinical study of ChromaDex's NIAGEN nicotinamide riboside meets primary endpoint

Cholesterol efflux appears to be superior indicator of cardiovascular risk

Cholesterol efflux appears to be superior indicator of cardiovascular risk

New report outlines cholesterol-targeted approach to treat people at risk for cardiovascular disease

New report outlines cholesterol-targeted approach to treat people at risk for cardiovascular disease

ChromaDex signs NIAGEN supply agreement with Healthy Directions

ChromaDex signs NIAGEN supply agreement with Healthy Directions

ChromaDex to provide Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with NR ingredient for research use

ChromaDex to provide Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with NR ingredient for research use

Scientists examine Gpr109a receptor to find potential treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Scientists examine Gpr109a receptor to find potential treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Researchers show that vitamin B3 can slow down progression of mitochondrial disease

Researchers show that vitamin B3 can slow down progression of mitochondrial disease

Thorne Research launches NiaCel that supports endurance, energy and healthy aging

Thorne Research launches NiaCel that supports endurance, energy and healthy aging

Peanut consumption offers significant benefits to people with elevated serum lipids and blood pressure

Peanut consumption offers significant benefits to people with elevated serum lipids and blood pressure