Yufang Shi, Ying Wang, Changshun Shao, Jianan Huang, Jianhe Gan, Xiaoping Huang, Enrico Bucci, Mauro Piacentini, Giuseppe Ippolito, Gerry Melino
Published: March 23, 2020 - Cell Death & Differentiation volume 27, pages 1451–1454 (2020).
This article, published in the prestigious journal Nature, says:
- “…vitamin B3 (niacin or nicotinamide) is highly effective in preventing lung tissue damage . It might be a wise approach to supply this food supplement to the COVID-19 patients…” (emphasis added)
- “…Vitamin B3 can be given to patients starting to have lung CT image abnormalities…”
- “We propose some simple, but largely ignored, approaches to the treatment of COVID-19 patients... Since Vitamin B3 is highly lung protective, it should be used as soon as coughing begins..." (emphasis added)