The Platelet-Rich Plasma Procedure: What’s Involved in a PRP Injection?

Platelet-­rich plasma (PRP) therapy is still a relatively new treatment, steadily garnering acceptance by the mainstream as an alternative solution to chronic pain or sports injury. High­-profile athletes are adopting them for a quick turnaround from injury, validating PRP therapy as a viable treatment option. A PRP procedure is more than a simple injection of platelet-­rich plasma into the patient’s …

Can Stem Cells Return Lost Memories?

There’s no cure for age: everyone besides Benjamin Button will one day get old. The risk of age-related illnesses grows with us, making us vulnerable to dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other cases of cognitive impairment. We’ve learned in recent stem cell technology studies that the brain is far more malleable than previously thought, but that hasn’t translated into a remedy for …