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Study backs link between Vitamin D and COVID-19 severity – NutraIngredients.com

A retrospective study of elderly COVID-19 patients has concluded that vitamin D serum deficiency is associated with more severe lung symptoms, longer disease duration…

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Vitamin D deficiency is frequently reported in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection. The aim of this study was to correlate the 25OH-Vitamin D serum concentrations with clinical parameters of lung involvement, in elderly patients hospitalised with COVID-19. 
Sixty-five consecutive COVID-19 patients (mean age 76 ± 13 years) were retrospectively analysed and compared to sixty-five sex- and age-matched control subjects (CNT).
The following clinical parameters were collected: type of pulmonary involvement,…

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