Blood cancers

PRP media ‘hype’ confusing the public

Media coverage of elite athletes using platelet-rich plasma injections could lead the public to mistakenly believe it’s a routine and effective way to treat sports injuries, researchers warn. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections have been in clinical use for 30 years but efficacy “remains unclear at best” for most conditions, with well-controlled studies showing no benefit ...

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