Can vitamin D help with symptoms of COVID-19? Possibly, it's key to helping your immune system function

Research shows vitamin D helps prevent acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a common killer in COVID-19 patients.

Study suggests natural UV radiation protects against coronavirus

A new study by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and published on the preprint server medRxiv* in July 2020 suggests an interesting link between ultraviolet A radiation and deaths due to COVID-19.

Modulation of COVID-19 Epidemiology by UV-B and -A Photons from the Sun

It is well known that 200-290 nm ultraviolet photons (hereinafter UV-C radiation) photo-chemically interacts with DNA and RNA and are endowed with germicidal properties that are also effective on viruses.

Max Minute: How Much Does Vitamin D Help Against COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues it’s become clear that the vast majority of people infected with the SARS-COVID-2 virus recover, some feel pretty sick, others much less so and most do not need hospitalization, much less an ICU and ventilators.

Researchers in Norway Study Connection between Sunbathing and Corona Infection

Norwegian researchers investigate whether sunbathing and fish can have an effect on corona infection, according to NRK.

Vitamin D Can Mend a Broken Heart

New research reveals microscopic medicinal effect the sunshine vitamin can have on sick cells.

Sunshine: Nature’s free medicine for body, mind and spirit

The best-known benefit of sunlight is its ability to boost the body’s vitamin D supply; most cases of vitamin D deficiency are due to lack of outdoor sun exposure.

UNC scientist: Vitamin D deficiency could increase susceptibility to COVID-19

Getting enough vitamin D could help people avoid contracting COVID-19 and other respiratory infections, according to a review article by a scientist at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis.

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Right Now

A preliminary study has sparked new interest in how the nutrient helps the immune system.

Coronavirus: Obesity and ethnicity linked to greater risk of contracting disease, suggests research.

A study by the Surrey and Southampton Universities, which is yet to be peer-reviewed, compared the blood samples of 1,300 adults on the UK Biobank health-monitoring programme, of which 580 had tested positive for the coronavirus.

How staying indoors affects your immune system

While staying inside our homes is helping to shield us from the pandemic, missing out on time outdoors might alter our risk of catching diseases in other ways.

Vitamin D Linked to Low Virus Death Rate Says New Study

A new study has found an association between low levels of vitamin D and high numbers of COVID-19 cases and mortality rates across 20 European countries.

Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths

This articlereviews the roles of vitamin D in reducing the risk of respiratory tract infections, knowledge aboutthe epidemiology of influenza and COVID-19, and how vitamin D supplementation might be auseful measure to reduce risk.

Vitamin D levels may impact COVID-19 mortality rates, study claims

Researchers have discovered a strong correlation between vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates from the novel coronavirus, a new study reveals.

Sunlight exposure increased Covid-19 recovery rates: A study in the central pandemic area of Indonesia

Sunlight triggered the vitamin D that increased body immune and correlated significantly to Covid-19 patients recovery in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Vitamin D Determines Severity in COVID-19: Researchers Urge Government to Change Advice

This study shows that, counter intuitively, countries at lower latitude and typically sunny countries, such as Spain and Northern Italy, had low concentrations of vitamin D and high rates of vitamin D deficiency. These countries also experienced the highest infection and death rates in Europe.

Health expert explains why getting just 10 minutes of sunshine every day could make you less vulnerable to COVID-19 - with low vitamin D levels increasing the risk of lung infections

Dr Rachel Neale said that having low levels of vitamin D, which the skin produces when exposed to sunlight, increases vulnerability to the virus.

Former CDC Chief Dr. Tom Frieden: Coronavirus infection risk may be reduced by Vitamin D

As we race to develop effective treatments and a vaccine against COVID-19, people are looking to reduce their risk of getting sick. One thing that might help is as obvious as the sun in the sky and as close as your medicine cabinet – Vitamin D.

Vitamin D can build coronavirus resistance

It suggests that vitamin D supplementation in the wider adult population, particularly in frontline healthcare workers, may further limit infection and flatten the Covid-19 curve.

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

A NEW STUDY carried out by researchers at Trinity College Dublin has pointed to a link between lower levels of vitamin D and the severity of infection in those who contract Covid-19.

Vitamin D may be helping people to survive coronavirus, scientists believe

Vitamin D may be helping people to survive the coronavirus, scientists believe.

Vitamins C, D can help prevent coronavirus, Oregon State University researcher says

Supplements containing vitamins C and D, along with other micronutrients, can be a “safe, effective and low-cost” means to fight off the novel coronavirus and other acute respiratory tract diseases, according to an Oregon State University researcher.

Low levels of vitamin D may be linked to severe COVID-19

A new observational study from the United States indicates that vitamin D insufficiency may play a significant role in the progression of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Deaths Are Being Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

A vitamin commonly produced by sun-exposed skin cells might play a role in preventing death by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, according to new research.

Evidence of Protective Role of Ultraviolet-B (UVB) Radiation in Reducing COVID-19 deaths

In this study, we empirically outline a negative association of UVB radiation as
measured by ultraviolet index (UVI) with the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 (COVID-19 deaths).

How can we intelligently expose ourselves to the sun to strengthen our immunity without accelerating our skin from aging?

Intelligent sun exposure has never been more beneficial for your health. A study of 21 women, published in the journal Frontiers of Microbiology last October, showed that UVB exposure systematically rebalances their gut microbiota through the production of vitamin D.

Dr. Fauci Just Confirmed That This One Thing Kills Coronavirus

Recently, the nation’s top immunologist Anthony Fauci, MD, confirmed that sunlight kills coronavirus, giving you yet another reason to get outside this summer.

Study adds weight to link between COVID-19 and vitamin D

A new cohort study involving 9940 men and women has added to the mounting research to indicate vitamin D supplementation may reduce the seriousness of COVID-19 infections.

What You Need To Know About COVID-19, Vitamin D And The Sun

However, the evidence is mounting that vitamin D and careful sunlight exposure could have a beneficial effect in preventing and reducing the severity of COVID.

Increased Mortality Rate among COVID-19 ARDS Patients with Severe Vitamin D Deficiency

Many studies are being published showing an association between low vitamin D levels and increased risk and severity of COVID-19 disease.

Sunlight ultraviolet radiation dose is negatively correlated with the percent positive of SARS-CoV-2 and four other common human coronaviruses in the U.S.

Significant negative correlation was found between sunlight UV dose and percent positive of four common HCoV in the U.S.

Research makes possible link between COVID-19 risk and vitamin D deficiency

A new study suggests a correlation between vitamin D deficiency and the risk of contracting COVID-19, though the authors believe further research is needed.

Eliminating vitamin D deficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic: A call to action

With summer upon us, clinicians and public health authorities should encourage patients and the general public to spend time outdoors and be physically active, while adhering to evolving social distancing guidelines. The skin can synthesize enough vitamin D to avert deficiency with as little as 15minutes per day of sun exposure.

Vitamin D Deficiency May Boost COVID-19 Risk

Individuals with untreated vitamin D deficiency were nearly twice as likely to test positive for COVID-19 relative to their peers with adequate vitamin D levels.

Fauci says that he takes vitamin D and C supplements and that they can lessen 'your susceptibility to infection'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading US expert in infectious disease, said in a recent interview that he took vitamin D and C supplements to keep a healthy immune system.

Primorac: Vitamin D is Crucial, We Should Spend More Time Outdoors!

There are reasons to be optimistic about our fight against COVID-19, Dragan Primorac, a world-renowned professor of genetics and forensic sciences, said today on Croatian national television, warning about the vitamin D levels in Croatian population.

Vitamin D deficiency may increase coronavirus risk, study says

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine found those who were deficient in vitamin D (< 20ng/ml) and not treated, were nearly twice as likely to test positive for COVID-19 compared to those who had sufficient levels.

Study: Getting plenty of sunshine might significantly reduce your risk of catching COVID-19

A new study from a professor of medicine at Boston Universitysuggests that getting plenty of Vitamin D can reduce your chances of catching the coronavirus by at least 54%.

15 Fold Higher Risk of Death due to COVID-19 with Vitamin D

Vitamin D has gained a lot of attention for its multiple roles in immune health, especially in response to COVID-19.

Khloé Kardashian Went to 'a Real Tanning Bed' and Found Out Mom Kris Jenner 'Goes All the Time'

Khloé Kardashian got candid about her tanning habits during Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Telling the public to take vitamin D would save lives

Research has repeatedly demonstrated the benefits for our immune system of vitamin D, but unlike other nutrients it’s rarely found in food and comes via the action of UV rays on our skin — all the more reason to publicise supplement-taking now, given that the days are drawing in.

UK gov to revise vit D use for coronavirus as Health Secretary wrongly dismisses effect

The UK government is to reassess its stance on the use of vitamin D in addressing coronavirus after the country’s health secretary incorrectly said a study had concluded it to be ineffective.

Donald Trump's COVID-19 Treatment Plan: What to Know About The President's Medications

The president’s physician, Dr. Sean Conley, lists eight different medications and supplements so far—one of which was an experimental therapy.

Breast Cancer Prevention Starts NOW!

This analysis aimed to investigate the relationship between vitamin D level and breast cancer risk across a broad range of vitamin D concentrations among women aged 55 years or older.

Does Vitamin D Help Us Fight COVID?

Dr. David Meltzer from the University of Chicago joins to share about the findings of his recent study, which found that patients who were vitamin D deficient were about 77% more likely to test positive for COVID than patients who weren’t.

Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Odds for Severe COVID

Low blood levels of vitamin D might heighten people’s odds for severe or even fatal COVID-19, new research shows.

The scientists say that it was mostly male COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D deficient.

Low blood levels of vitamin D might heighten people’s odds for severe or even fatal COVID-19, new research shows.

Preventing vitamin D deficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic: UK definitions of vitamin D sufficiency and recommended supplement dose are set too low

There is growing evidence linking vitamin D deficiency with risk of COVID-19.

New Theory Explains Bizarre COVID-19 Symptoms and Why Vitamin D is Essential

We know coronavirus attacks the lungs. So why do up to half of hospitalized patients have neurological symptoms such as dizziness, delirium, seizures and strokes?

Governments and other groups are starting to use vitamin D to fight COVID-19

Ministers draw up plans for four-month supplies to go to care home residents and clinically extremely vulnerable people in England.

What Science Says About Vitamins and Supplements for Covid-19

Do vitamin D, melatonin, zinc, and vitamin C protect against Covid-19?

Can vitamin D help fight COVID-19?

Former trauma surgeon Dr. L. Ray Matthews discusses research looking into the potential impact of vitamin D in the fight against the coronavirus.

Over 100 Scientists, Doctors, & Leading Authorities Call For Increased Vitamin D Use To Combat COVID-19

Scientific evidence indicates vitamin D reduces infections & deaths.

Sunlight and Pandemics: Flashback, additional insights

Sunlight and pandemics-more interesting information about our magnificent Sun, by Marc Sorenson, EdD.

Vitamin D is for defense against COVID-19 virus

Most people get most of their vitamin D from the sun, and between clothing, conventions, sunscreens, sun fear and people with tropical skin living far from the tropics, most people are sub-optimal in D; and it gets worse with age because the older skin gets, the less vitamin D it makes.

More sunlight equals less COVID transmission, new study suggests

As if the winter darkness doesn’t present its own health challenges in a non-pandemic year, a recent study suggests that the sun’s lack of intensity in the coldest months of this year might also be enhancing the transmission of COVID-19.