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Niacin kills drug-resistant “superbugs” in vitro
Overuse of antibiotics has created drug-resistant “superbugs” such as multi-drug resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In the lab (in vitro), doctors exposed staph bacteria in human and animal blood to megadoses of niacin (vitamin B3), which increased by 1,000 times the ability of immune cells to kill the harmful bacteria.

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