Gut Microbiome Articles


  • Altered gut microbiome associated with overactive bladder and daily urinary urgency.

    To explore associations between the gut microbiome and overactive bladder (OAB) with daily urinary urgency among individuals reporting this diagnosis within a single community.

    This cross-sectional study surveyed 1113 individuals who participated in the Iwaki Health Promotion Project in Japan.

    Published June 6, 2020
  • The association between gut microbiome and erectile dysfunction: a community-based cross-sectional study in Japan.

    We investigated the gut microbiome in subjects with erectile dysfunction (ED) in a community-based population.

    This cross-sectional study surveyed comprehensive health status in 408 men who participated in the Iwaki Health Promotion Project in 2015 in Hirosaki, Japan.

    Published March 22, 2020
  • The Microbiome and Prostate Cancer Risk.

    There is an abundance of evidence that the human microbiome plays an important and nuanced role in controlling human metabolism, immunity, and cancer. Herein we aim to review the most current research looking at prostate cancer and its link with the gut and genitourinary microbiome.

    Published September 9, 2019
  • Understanding the Link Between Gut Microbiome and Urinary Stone Disease.

    With recent advances in sequencing technologies and increasing research into the gut microbiome (GMB), studies have revealed associations between the GMB and urinary stone disease (USD). We sought to determine whether the evidence pointed towards a few specific gut bacteria or the broader GMB network is seemingly responsible for this relationship.

    Published March 31, 2019