Caution urged as Australian researchers spruik 'one of the greatest' prenatal breakthroughs


Australian researchers are claiming an extraordinary breakthrough showing that vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriage, but other experts are urging caution over the preliminary findings.

In what they describe as “one of the greatest discoveries in pregnancy research”, scientists at Sydney’s Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute say they have shown that niacin (vitamin B3) can cure the molecular deficiencies that cause miscarriages and birth defects.

They say their discovery in mouse experiments paves the way