Niacin lowers risk of heart attack or dying from a heart attack by an average of 25%
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Niacin lowers the risk of a major coronary event (heart attack, death from heart attack or coronary bypass surgery) by an average of 25% according to a meta-analysis of eleven (11) studies which involved a total of 6545 people.
Bruckert E, Labreuche J, and Amarenco P. Meta-analysis of the effect of nicotinic acid alone or in combination on cardiovascular events and atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, 2010 Jun; 210(2): 353-361.
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