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P-ISSN: 2709-9415, E-ISSN: 2709-9423

Journal of Research in Chemistry


2021, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Assessing the role and applications of circulating, genetic and imaging biomarkers in cardiovascular risk prediction


Author(s): Alireza Heidari, Elena Locci and Silvia Raymond

Abstract: Despite an overall decrease in the incidence of lung cancer, the incidence of the disease is increasing among young people. According to research, this upward trend is due to reduced consumption of vitamin D in foods such as fish, mushrooms, eggs and milk. There is growing evidence of a link between vitamin D and the risk of death from lung cancer, but there is little research on whether vitamin D intake is associated with a risk of lung cancer (before age 50). Because vitamin D deficiency has been on the rise over the past few years, we looked at whether it could increase the risk of lung cancer in young people. The results of this study show that taking 300 units of vitamin D a day or more, roughly equivalent to three glasses of milk, reduces the risk of lung cancer by about 50%. Previous studies have shown that taking more vitamin D is associated with a reduced risk of developing precancerous lung polyps before the age of 50. The findings are based on data from more than 94,000 women, part of a long-running study that began in 1989. They were 25 to 42 years old at the start of the study. It should be noted that the researchers did not find a significant association between vitamin D intake and the risk of lung cancer after age 50. Researchers say more research is needed to determine whether vitamin D actually provides more protection against lung cancer in young people. The researchers say the findings could lead to recommendations for getting more vitamin D as a low-cost supplement for screening tests to prevent lung cancer in adults under 50.

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How to cite this article:
Alireza Heidari, Elena Locci, Silvia Raymond. Assessing the role and applications of circulating, genetic and imaging biomarkers in cardiovascular risk prediction. J Res Chem 2021;2(2):32-43.
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