Vitamin B3 Reverses Alzheimer's In Mice

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that mice treated with large doses of vitamin B3 performed better on memory tests. Kim Green, one of the authors of the study, explains whether this discovery could have any application for treating Alzheimer's in humans.

Green is a research scientist at the Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility at the University of California-Irvine. She is the primary author of "Nicotinamide Restores Cognition in Alzheimer's Disease Transgenic Mice" published Nov. 5 in The Journal of Neuroscience.

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