Key points from article :
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) has a therapeutic benefits in progressive muscle disease.
Delays disease progression in patients with mitochondrial myopathy.
In patients affected with mitochondrial myopathy there's low NAD+ levels in blood and muscles.
Treating with vitamin B3 increased NAD+ levels in blood and muscles to the normal level.
Proves that NAD+ deficiency exists in humans and replacing it delays progression of metabolic disorders.
Potential to develop new targeted therapies for disorders of energy metabolism.
Research by University of Helsinki in Finland, published in the journal Cell Metabolism.