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Vitamin D in modulating immune response and immunopathology associated with COVID-19 The first incidence of COVID-19 was reported in the Wuhan city of Hubei province in China in late December 2019. Because of failure in timely closing of borders of the affected region, COVID-19 spread across...

Investigating Role of vitamin D in Cancer Vitamin D, traditionally known as an essential nutrient, is a precursor of a potent steroid hormone that regulates a broad spectrum of physiological processes. In addition to its classical roles in bone metabolism, epidemiological, preclinical, and cellular research during...

Vitamin D…. Fertility, Pregnancy & Lactation – What we know? Vitamin D deficiency is common and there exists a huge gap between recommended dietary vitamin D intakes and the poor vitamin D supply in the general population. While vitamin D is important for musculoskeletal health, there...

Vitamin D boosts immunity to overcome COVID challenge The immune system defends the host against harmful microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites). The immune system has developed to incorporate a variety of specialized cell types, communication molecules, and functional responses to deal with this wide range of...

Vitamin D Blood Levels Above 50ng/mL Reduces COVID-19 Death Rate A severe viral infection of the lower respiratory tract is caused by the highly contagious coronavirus-2 (SARS-cov-2). The virus has spread all over the world since its first appearance, causing serious human casualties, economic losses, and...

Vitamin D in modulating immune response and immunopathology associated with COVID-19 The first incidence of COVID-19 was reported in the Wuhan city of Hubei province in China in late December 2019. Because of failure in timely closing of borders of the affected region, COVID-19 spread across...

Vitamin D and respiratory tract infections ·         Association of vitamin D and respiratory infections has been established in various researches. Observational studies report consistent independent associations between low serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and susceptibility to acute respiratory tract infection (Jolliffe DA, 2013). Vitamin D supports induction...