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    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.

     

    Reference

    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.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Eric Bruckert
    Department of Endocrinology
    Pitie-Salpetriere University Hospital
    Pierre and Marie Curie University
    83 bd de l’hopital
    75651, Paris, France
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