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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2014, 18(11): 933-944 Back to browse issues page
The Association between Some Nutrients and Adult Gliomas: A Case-Control Study of Adult Gliomas
M Shayanfar 1, M Shirazi, B Rashidkhani, A Esmaillzadeh, A Houshiar Rad, G Sharifi, M Amirpour
1- , Mehdishayanfar63@ gmail.com
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Abestract Background & aim: It has been estimated that about 30–40 percent of all cancers could be prevented by diet and lifestyle. In the present study, associations between food groups and some nutrients were studied in adult glioma. Methods: In the present hospital-based case-control study which took place in Tehran, Iran, from 2010 to 2012, socio-economic information, demographics, lifestyle factors, health and dietary intakes of 128 patients with glioma as cases, and 256 healthy controls, were collected through interviews and questionnaires. Logistic regression was used to estimate odds ratios. SPSS version 19 was used for all statistical analyses. Results: After adjusting for potential confounders, inverse associations between calcium intake and adult glioma and vitamin C were observed. (Highest tertile versus lowest: OR = 0.20, 95% CI = 0.87-0.46, P for trend = 0.001) and vitamin C (OR = 0.34, 95% CI = 0.15-0.76, P for trend = 0.002). In addition, we observed elevated ORs for highest vs. lowest tertile of cholesterol intake (OR = 2.78, 95% CI = 1.29-5.99, P for trend = 0.061). We observed no significant associations with adult glioma for intakes of total fat, carbohydrate, protein, vitamin A, vitamin E and beta carotene. Conclusion: the results showed that intake of calcium and vitamin C may possibly prevent glioma in adults. Key words: Gliomas, Adult, Ca, Vitamin C
Keywords: Key words: Gliomas, Adult, Ca, Vitamin C
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/6 | Accepted: 2015/05/6 | Published: 2015/05/6
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Shayanfar M, Shirazi M, Rashidkhani B, Esmaillzadeh A, Houshiar Rad A, Sharifi G et al . The Association between Some Nutrients and Adult Gliomas: A Case-Control Study of Adult Gliomas. Armaghane danesh. 2014; 18 (11) :933-944
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