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Vitamin B3 may help fight staph infections

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Vitamin B3 may offer a new way to treat infections from potentially deadly staph bacteria such as MRSA, according to a new study.
Researchers treated mice and human blood cells in lab dishes with a hefty dose of vitamin B3 and found that the ability of immune system cells to fight a staph infection was increased a thousandfold. In particular, the vitamin helped treat staph infections that are resistant to antibiotics, they said.

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