Thursday, 18 June 2020

CORONAVIRUS: Does Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19? Evidence is Slowly Mounting




"Before we built skyscrapers and started spending almost all of our time indoors, people had less of a problem getting enough vitamin D. Now, even though very little sunlight is required to avoid a deficiency, it is common among people who are house-bound or institutionalized in hospitals, nursing homes, or prisons. In their research, Zhang and Liu noted that the coronavirus mostly affected these same populations. So, the researchers posited, “Vitamin D could work as another therapeutic option for the treatment of this novel virus”" [1].

Read more from Dr Hamblin, at The Atlantic:

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/06/paging-dr-hamblin-can-vitamin-d-stop-coronavirus/612547/

Reference
[1]. Hamblin, James (2020). "Paging Dr. Hamblin: Does Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19?." The Atlantic.

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Vitamin D Levels Appear to Play Role in COVID-19 Mortality Rates



"Patients with severe Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to experience major complications...

After studying global data from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have discovered a strong correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates."

Read more form a Northwestern University report at:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

A Growing Body of Circumstantial Evidence Specifically Links Outcomes of COVID-19 & Vitamin D Status

"A role for vitamin D in the response to COVID-19 infection could be twofold. First, vitamin D supports production of antimicrobial peptides in the respiratory epithelium, thus making infection with the virus and development of COVID-19 symptoms less likely. Second, vitamin D might help to reduce the inflammatory response to infection with SARS-CoV-2."

May 2020: This article written by Fiona Mitchell, can be read in the Lancet.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(20)30183-2/fulltext

Vitamin D Could Help Fight Off Covid-19: Report From Trinity College Dublin

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-04-vitamin-d-covid-.html

This recently released report entitled: "Vitamin D deficiency in Ireland—implications for COVID-19," finds that Vitamin D plays a critical role in preventing respiratory infections, reducing antibiotic use, and boosting the immune system response to infections."


Sunday, 31 May 2020

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