Author: India Getup

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...

Vitamin D supplementation and enhanced immune response ·        Most elderly population are characterized by elevated levels of blood biomarkers that carries high susceptibility to chronic morbidity, disability, frailty and pre mature death  - concept termed as inflammageing1. Deficiencies of micronutrients pre dispose to further immunity challenges to elderly...

Vitamin D in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) related to COVID-19 situation ·         Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a condition where different body parts can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. Children with MIS-C may have a...