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Vitamin B3 May Lower a Dangerous Type of Lipoprotein

In a large clinical study called AIM-HIGH (for Atherothrombosis Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome with Low HDL/High Triglycerides and Impact on Global Health Outcomes), researchers evaluated the impact of extended release niacin (vitamin B3) on blood lipids.  In a previous review of patients in this AIM-HIGH trial, niacin showed no benefit to statin-treated patients when analyzed as a whole group.  However, in a subsequent analysis, niacin appeared to benefit patients who had h... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, July 18, 2018