Because the Oregon State College studies, a research from 2012 means that nicotinamide (vitamin B3, within the type of niacin) might be able to combat sure staphylococcus infections immune to antibiotics. The research was carried out each on laboratory animals, in addition to with the usage of human blood.
Excessive doses of nicotinamside elevated by thousand occasions (!) the power of the immune cells to kill staphylococcus micro organism.
Nicotinamide was utilized in mega-doses, which extremely exceeded the extent that any regular weight loss program may provide. Nevertheless, these have been the dosages that have been safely used earlier than on individuals as a drug for different illnesses.
Nicotinamide turned out to be efficient in eliminating micro organism chargeable for MRSA (methicyllin-resistant staphylococcus aureus), which constitutes a severe hazard for all times and such infections occur very often in hospitals, care houses, prisons, within the military, amongst sportsmen and in different circumstances, the place many individuals have shut contact.
Liu additionally claims, that nicotinamide might assist to scale back antibiotic-dependence.
Pierre Kyme and Nils Thoennissen – the authors of the research on human blood concluded that medical doses of vitamin B3 turned out to have the ability to get rid of staphylococcus infections in just a few hours.
Adrian Gombart, a professor in OSU Linus Pauling Institute claims, nonetheless, that though these outcomes are probably vital, there may be nonetheless the necessity of analysis on people.
Gombart believes, that there is no such thing as a proof that standard weight loss program and standard supplements with vitamin B3 would have any useful impact in counteracting or treating bacterial infections and claims that folks mustn’t take excessive doses of this vitamin.