This study tested whether vitamin C is able to protect the heart during heart attack.
The experiments were performed with rats.
Vitamin C was administered before a treatment-induced heart attack, and it was found that vitamin C was effective in reducing the extent of heart damage during the heart attack.
Further details can be found in the study.
Juliana B Buttros, Cassia T Bergamaschi, Daniel A Ribeiro, Ana C C Fracalossi, Ruy R Campos