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Vitamin B3 revitalises energy metabolism in muscle disease

By Nikki Hancocks

Niacin, a vitamin B3 form improves NAD+ levels and improves muscle strength and performance in patients with the progressive muscle disease, mitochondrial myopathy, according to an international team of scientists.

BfR's warning against excessive nicotinic acid consumption isn't new, according to an industry expert

Excessive nicotinic acid intake is damaging to health: BfR

By Kacey Culliney

The BfR – Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment – has called on consumers to refrain from taking nicotinic acid in excessive dosages as it is ‘damaging’ to health even if it is not widely used in Europe, according to an industry expert.

Niacin prices going up

Niacin prices going up

By Dominique Patton

Swiss chemicals group Lonza is increasing the prices of its niacin
and niacinamide by between 10-12 per cent to absorb higher costs
for raw materials, energy and transportation, it said yesterday.


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