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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.
Intensive treatment with high doses of statin drugs shows promise for dyslipidemia

Intensive treatment with high doses of statin drugs shows promise for dyslipidemia

Update on Merck's development programs for vorapaxar, ER niacin/laropirprant and anacetrapib

Update on Merck's development programs for vorapaxar, ER niacin/laropirprant and anacetrapib

Why is the incidence of gout increasing?

Why is the incidence of gout increasing?

Long-term intensive combination lipid therapy may be effective against atherosclerotic disease

Long-term intensive combination lipid therapy may be effective against atherosclerotic disease

High doses of tiny milk vitamin produces numerous health benefits in mice

High doses of tiny milk vitamin produces numerous health benefits in mice

What are vitamins?

What are vitamins?

Patients with normal lipoprotein(a) levels may retain risk of atherosclerosis due to elevated LDL-P number

Patients with normal lipoprotein(a) levels may retain risk of atherosclerosis due to elevated LDL-P number

Lilly, Kowa announce results from PREVAIL U.S. study

Lilly, Kowa announce results from PREVAIL U.S. study

ASIA honors SCI researchers with 2012 Apple Award

ASIA honors SCI researchers with 2012 Apple Award

Eating rice helps improve diet and manage weight

Eating rice helps improve diet and manage weight

KineMed receives NIH RAID grant to advance FX-5A for heart disease

KineMed receives NIH RAID grant to advance FX-5A for heart disease

Gluten free diet does not help weight loss and may be harmful to the non-allergic

Gluten free diet does not help weight loss and may be harmful to the non-allergic

Researchers question wisdom of blocking DP1 in patients prone to cardiovascular disease

Researchers question wisdom of blocking DP1 in patients prone to cardiovascular disease

ARI-4175 drug may treat colorectal cancer patients with KRAS mutation

ARI-4175 drug may treat colorectal cancer patients with KRAS mutation

Abbott files suit against Watson over generic NIASPAN

Abbott files suit against Watson over generic NIASPAN

AHA Heart-Check mark for almonds

AHA Heart-Check mark for almonds

Red wine and dark chocolate are the real food of love

Red wine and dark chocolate are the real food of love

Beef can play a role in a cholesterol-lowering diet

Beef can play a role in a cholesterol-lowering diet

Niacin not effective in reducing risk of stroke, heart attack in stable CV patients

Niacin not effective in reducing risk of stroke, heart attack in stable CV patients

Evacetrapib drug may increase HDL-C and decrease LDL-C levels

Evacetrapib drug may increase HDL-C and decrease LDL-C levels