Effect of an extract of Ganoderma lucidum in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized and dose-ranging study.

@article{Noguchi2008EffectOA,
  title={Effect of an extract of Ganoderma lucidum in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized and dose-ranging study.},
  author={M. Noguchi and T. Kakuma and K. Tomiyasu and Yoshiko Kurita and Hiroko Kukihara and F. Konishi and Shoichiro Kumamoto and K. Shimizu and Ryuichiro Kondo and K. Matsuoka},
  journal={Asian journal of andrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          651-8
        }
}
  • M. Noguchi, T. Kakuma, +7 authors K. Matsuoka
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Asian journal of andrology
  • AIM To conduct a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized and dose-ranging study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the extract of Ganoderma lucidum (G. lucidum) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). [...] Key MethodMETHODS We enrolled male volunteers (> or = 50 years) with an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS; questions 1-7) > or = 5 and a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) value < 4 ng/mL. Volunteers were randomized into groups of placebo (n = 12), G. lucidum of 0.6 mg (n = 12), 6…Expand Abstract
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