Immunity

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 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...

Vitamins and minerals in COVID 19 infections- Vitamin D, Zinc, Vitamin C ·         Dietary insufficiency of vitamins and minerals has been observed in high-risk groups of COVID-19 patients, such as the elderly, increasing the morbidity and risk of mortality (Grant W.B., 2020).  It appears pertinent to ensure adequate,...

High Dose Vitamin D Supplementation Therapy & Evidence in COVID-19 Vitamin D and COVID 19 – High dose supplementation therapy and Evidences ·         A well-established association that Vitamin D deficiency and COVID 19 infection susceptibility, severity and mortality stems from several observational studies (Jain, 2020) (Grant, 2020) (De...