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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...

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...