Microbiome May Be Implicated in Urinary Tract Diseases

Hiergeist A, Gessner A. Clinical implications of the microbiome in urinary tract diseases. Curr Opin Urol. 2016 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print] This educational review outlines some of the key research to date into the potential impact of the … Continued

Quitting Smoking Can Help Reduce IC Symptoms

Mobley D, Baum N. Smoking: Its Impact on Urologic Health. Rev Urol. 2015;17(4):220-5. In this educational article for physicians and patients, the authors describe a variety of urologic conditions that have negative associations with smoking and tobacco. In particular, interstitial … Continued

Innovative Research Initiatives Provide Fresh Insights in IC/BPS

Mullins C, Bavendam T, Kirkali Z, Kusek JW. Novel research approaches for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: thinking beyond the bladder. Transl Androl Urol. 2015 Oct;4(5):524-33. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4683.2015.08.01. This unique review article describes some of the most innovative research initiatives providing … Continued