Doc Talk: Do you score D for vitamin D?

Deficiency of vitamin D in older folk aggravates osteoporosis.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Vitamin D has been in the news of late.

Researchers from Singapore reported in the medical journal Nutrition last September that Covid-19 patients who received supplemental vitamin D were less likely to need oxygen therapy or intensive-care support than those with comparable characteristics who did not receive the same. Spanish investigators reported a similar finding just a month earlier.

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