Vitamin C administration prevents heart attack

Ascorbic acid prevents acute myocardial infarction induced by isoproterenol in rats: role of inducible nitric oxide synthase production

This study investigated whether vitamin C is able to protect the heart against myocardial infarction (heart attack).
The experiments were performed with rats that received vitamin C once a day for seven days.
The results suggested that vitamin C administration was able to prevent heart attacks.

Further details can be found in the study.
Ribeiro DA1, Buttros JB, Oshima CT, Bergamaschi CT, Campos RR.


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