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Vitamin D supplement | Vitamin D: Studies link nutrient with reduced risk of advanced cancer, improved COVID recovery

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Updated Nov 20, 2020 | 11:28 IST
The secondary analysis found that his anomaly can be explained by the fact that vitamin D seems to stop metastatic cancers - those aggressive types which spread to other parts of the body.
Vitamin D: Studies link nutrient with reduced risk of advanced cancer, improved COVID recovery  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images
Key Highlights
Vitamin D deficiency has been linked with an increased risk of COVID-19, and severe symptoms due to the disease
A recent study has found that consumption of vitamin D supplements can reduce risk of late-stage, advanced cancer
Another study has also suggested that vitamin D supplements can improve recovery in COVID patients

Vitamin D supplement helped Covid-19 patients: PGI study

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In a study published recently, doctors from the PGIMER have established the role of vitamin D supplement in achieving SARS-CoV-2 RNA negativity among Covid patients.
Naina Mishra
Chandigarh, November 18
In a study published recently, doctors from the PGIMER have established the role of vitamin D supplement in achieving SARS-CoV-2 RNA negativity among Covid patients.
As per the existing literature, vitamin D has an immunomodulatory effect and may reduce susceptibility and severity of viral infections.
The study titled ‘Short term, high-dose vitamin D supplementation for Covid-19 disease’ was carried out by Dr Ashu Rastogi, Dr Anil Bhansali, Dr Niranjan Khare, Dr Vikas Suri, Dr Narayana Yaddanapudi, Dr Naresh Sachdeva, Dr GD Puri and Dr Pankaj Malhotra.