Themed section COVID-19

Find out all articles about COVID-19, published in online issues:

Closeness to friends explains age differences in positive emotional experience during the lockdown period of COVID-19 pandemic
Elena Cavallini, Alessia Rosi, Floris Tijmen van Vugt, Irene Ceccato, Filippo Rapisarda, Martine Vallarino, Luca Ronchi, Tomaso Vecchi & Serena Lecce 

Vitamin D—let common sense prevail—on the balance of probabilities
Helga Rhein 

Vitamin D supplementation and COVID-19 disease: safety but unproven efficacy—reply to Dr Helga Rhein
Nicholas C. Harvey, Cyrus Cooper & Zahra Raisi-Estabragh 

Vitamin D and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)—rapid evidence review
William B. Grant 

Vitamin D and COVID-19 disease: don’t believe everything you read in the papers! Reply to Dr William B. Grant
Nicholas C. Harvey, Cyrus Cooper & Zahra Raisi-Estabragh 

COVID-19 pandemic: a wake-up call for lifestyle-related preventable conditions in older adults
Michael Anthonius Lim & Lee Smith 

Comorbidity status of deceased COVID-19 in-patients in Italy
Davide Liborio Vetrano, Clare Tazzeo, Luigi Palmieri, Alessandra Marengoni, Alberto Zucchelli, Cinzia Lo Noce , Graziano Onder & Italian National Institute of Health Covid-Mortality Group

Impact of immunosuppressants on SARS-CoV-2 infection in elderly patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Margalida Calafat, Carlos González-Muñoza, Marta Fortuny, Cristina Roig, Anna Calm, Antonio Mombiela, Fiorella Cañete, Federico Bertoletti, Laura González-González, Marta Teller-Martín, Jordi Gordillo, Míriam Mañosa, Esther Garcia-Planella & Eugeni Domènech 

Coronavirus-related health literacy and perceived restrictiveness of protective measures among community-dwelling older persons in Finland
Johanna Eronen, Leena Paakkari, Erja Portegijs & Taina Rantanen 

Does chronic oral anticoagulation reduce in-hospital mortality among COVID-19 older patients?
Marcello Covino, Giuseppe De Matteis, Davide Della Polla, Maria Livia Burzo, Marco Maria Pascale, Michele Santoro, Raimondo De Cristofaro, Antonio Gasbarrini, Erica De Candia & Francesco Franceschi 

Delirium symptoms duration and mortality in SARS-COV2 elderly: results of a multicenter retrospective cohort study
Alessandro Morandi, Paola Rebora, Gianluca Isaia, Eleonora Grossi, Bianca Faraci, Simona Gentile, Mario Bo, Maria Grazia Valsecchi, Valentina Deiana, Nives Ghezzi, Julia Miksza, Paolo Blangiardo & Giuseppe Bellelli 

The psychological impact on patients with memory disorders and their caregivers during COVID-19,  Shiyun Yuan, Wenbo Zhang, Wenqi Lü, Wuhan Yu, Fuxin Zhong, Lei Xiong, Tianchi Wan, Cheng Hu, Wenkai Yang, Chenxi Chen, Daijing Luo, Binjie Tan, Chengcheng Huang, Weihua Yu & Yang Lü 

Severe vitamin D deficiency is not related to SARS-CoV-2 infection but may increase mortality risk in hospitalized adults: a retrospective case–control study in an Arab Gulf country
A. M. Alguwaihes, S. Sabico, R. Hasanato, M. E. Al-Sofiani, M. Megdad, S. S. Albader, M. H. Alsari, A. Alelayan, E. Y. Alyusuf, S. H. Alzahrani, N. M. Al-Daghri & A. A. Jammah 

Multiple domains of functioning in older adults during the pandemic: design and basic characteristics of the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam COVID-19 questionnaire, E. O. Hoogendijk, M. H. L. van der Horst, J. Poppelaars, M. van Vliet & M. Huisman  (Open Access)

Why data on frailty and SARS-CoV-2 infection are basic to progress, A. Zucchelli, E. Bologna & A. Marengoni 

Maximal aerobic capacity exercise testing protocols for elderly individuals in the era of COVID-19, M. Venturelli, E. Cè, M. Paneroni, M. Guazzi, G. Lippi, A. Paoli, C. Baldari, F. Schena & F. Esposito (Open Access)

Prevalence of COVID-19-related symptoms by age group
B. Unim, L. Palmieri, C. Lo Noce, S. Brusaferro & G. Onder 

The psychological and cognitive impact of Covid-19 on individuals with neurocognitive impairments: research topics and remote intervention proposals, M. Devita, A. Bordignon, G. Sergi & A. Coin 

Infection, atherothrombosis and thromboembolism beyond the COVID-19 disease: what similar in physiopathology and researches, M. Correale, L. Tricarico, M. Fortunato, G. Dattilo, M. Iacoviello & N. D. Brunetti 

Response to a massive SARS-CoV-2 infection in a nursing home transformed into a caring center, P. Agostinis, V. Vianello, E. Dereani, G. Caruso, B. Montessoro, M. Taurian, A. Di Chiara, V. Patruno, F. Cavallin, G. P. Fadini, A. Aldovini, A. Baritussio, F. Curcio, C. Tascini & A. Baritussio 

Differences in the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 patients who died in hospital during different phases of the pandemic: national data from Italy, L. Palmieri, K. Palmer, C. Lo Noce, P. Meli, M. Giuliano, M. Floridia, M. Tamburo de Bella, A. Piccioli, S. Brusaferro, G. Onder & The Italian National Institute of Health COVID-19 Mortality Group (Open Access)

Prophylactic or therapeutic doses of heparins for COVID-19 infection? A retrospective study, F. Bolzetta, M. Maselli, M. Formilan, F. Busonera, P. Albanese, F. Chiaromanni, A. Romano & N. Veronese

Prognostic role of nutritional status in elderly patients hospitalized for COVID-19: a monocentric study, G. Recinella, G. Marasco, G. Serafini, L. Maestri, G. Bianchi, P. Forti & M. Zoli 

Cytokine storm in aged people with CoV-2: possible role of vitamins as therapy or preventive strategy, Sirio Fiorino, Claudio Gallo et al.

The impact of COVID-19 on health status of home-dwelling elderly patients with dementia in East Lombardy, Italy: results from COVIDEM network, Salvatore Caratozzolo, Alberto Zucchelli, et al.

Evidence for possible association of vitamin D status with cytokine storm and unregulated inflammation in COVID-19 patients, Ali Daneshkhah, Vasundhara Agrawal, et al.

Delirium in COVID-19: epidemiology and clinical correlations in a large group of patients admitted to an academic hospital, Andrea Ticinesi, Nicoletta Cerundolo, et al.

Remote assessment for identifying COVID-19 post-acute care needs, M. Sivan 

COVID-19 and geriatric clinical trials research, E. K. Rhodus, S. H. Bardach et al.

The potential long-term impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on patients with non-communicable diseases in Europe: consequences for healthy ageing, K. Palmer, A. Monaco et al.

The role of vitamin D in the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 infection and mortality, Petre Cristian Ilie, Simina Stefanescu & Lee Smith

COVID-19 in older adults, Aman Nanda, Naga Venkata Rama Krishna Vura & Stefan Gravenstein

Vertebral compression fractures in multiple myeloma: redefining the priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic, P. D. Giorgi, G. R. Schirò et al. 

Association between low vitamin D and COVID-19: don’t forget the vitamin D binding protein, Marijn M. Speeckaert, Joris R. Delanghe 

Stay fit, don't quit: Geriatric Exercise Prescription in COVID-19 Pandemic, Nemanja Lakicevic, Tatiana Moro et al.

Raising awareness of the needs of older COVID patients after hospital discharge, Jean-Pierre Michel, Stefania Maggi & Fiona Ecarnot

COVID-19 and the elderly: insights into pathogenesis and clinical decision-making, Fabio Perrotta, Graziamaria Corbi et al.

Revisiting the role of vitamin D levels in the prevention of COVID-19 infection and mortality in European countries post infections peak, Samer Singh, Rajinder Kaur & Rakesh Kumar Singh

Post-COVID-19 global health strategies: the need for an interdisciplinary approach, Gemelli Against COVID-19 Post-Acute Care Study Group