High-dose versus standard-dose vitamin D supplementation in older adults with COVID-19 (COVIT-TRIAL): A multicenter, open-label, randomized controlled superiority trial

Abstract Background Vitamin D supplementation has been proposed as a treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on experimental data and data from small and uncontrolled observational studies. The COvid19…

Ad agencies are prioritizing mental health amid COVID-19 pandemic

Each Powell employee also gets a $500 annual stipend for mental health and wellness that can be used on whatever they see fit and a $100 spa gift certificate. And…

COVID-19, childhood obesity, and NAFLD: colliding pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected the lives of children and young people worldwide in 2020 and 2021. Public health measures to reduce community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 included unprecedented school closures…

Taking vitamins and supplements to help recover from COVID-19? An expert advises if it works

This article first appeared in The Conversation. Australia’s surge in COVID cases this year has seen many people looking for ways to protect themselves or boost their immunity and recovery.…

PTSD symptoms are common for family of Covid-19 ICU patients, study says

It’s a quiet day at base camp when suddenly the enemy launches an attack. The main character is scrambling to respond to incoming fire, making quick decisions about how to…

Chinese Herbal Supplement Joins List of Disavowed COVID-19 Therapies

The Chinese government has halted the recommendation of an herbal supplement used as a traditional Chinese treatment for mild cases of COVID-19. The government repealed its support of the use of capsules…