Vitamin B3 boosts Immune system by 1,000 times! & boosts white blood cell count (healing cells).
I found the below information on Dr. Mercola's site here.
Vitamin B3 a Potential Weapon Against Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
In related news, a new study suggests vitamin B3 may be able to combat superbugs that modern medicine is finding it harder and harder to fight, including antibiotic-resistance staph infections. The research showed that high doses of the vitamin boosted the immune system by 1,000 times, giving the researchers hope that they may have found a new - and possibly better - way to fight infection.
According to BBC News:
"B3 increases the numbers and efficacy of neutrophils, white blood cells that can kill and eat harmful bugs. The study, in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, could lead to a "major change in treatment", a UK expert said."
One of the researchers is quoted as saying:
"This could give us a new way to treat Staph infections that can be deadly, and might be used in combination with current antibiotics. It's a way to tap into the power of the innate immune system and stimulate it to provide a more powerful and natural immune response."