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LESTUDIUM. (2020, 25 septembre). Prof. Adrian Martineau - Vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of respiratory infections , in Novel host- and microbiota-directed strategies for treating respiratory infections. [Vidéo]. Canal-U. https://www.canal-u.tv/81553. (Consultée le 2 mars 2024)

Prof. Adrian Martineau - Vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of respiratory infections

Réalisation : 25 septembre 2020 - Mise en ligne : 25 septembre 2020
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Vitamin D is best known for its effects oncalcium homeostasis, but a growing body of evidence shows that it also hasextensive immunomodulatory actions. In this talk I will describe the effects ofvitamin D metabolites on host responses to respiratory pathogens, before goingon to review results of clinical trials that have evaluated a potential rolefor vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of acute respiratory infectionsand tuberculosis. The potential for vitamin D to reduce incidence and severityof COVID-19 will also be discussed.

 

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