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  1. Jan 2019
    1. Shortly after the discovery of niacin, scientists and medical professionals including Dr. Goldberger and Dr. Abram Hoffer helped to establish mandatory fortification in the 1940s.

      Abram Hoffer

  2. Nov 2018
    1. The nutritional supplement ingestion for 3 weeks was found to increase serum GH levels with 70% relatively to placebo, whereas circulating IGF-I levels did not change.

      Niacin does not appear to elevate IGF-1.

    1. In this test, endogenous depressives showed a significantly reduced HGH response to clonidine as compared to normal controls, neurotic-reactive depressives, and schizophrenics. However, no differences were found between the endogenous depressives and a group of schizoaffective patients.

      It's possible that this is related to the hyper-vigilance observed in depressives.