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Should You Take Aspirin When Having a Heart Attack?

20 Mar 2017

There is consensus in the medical community that chewing a 325 mg tablet of regular aspirin can help reduce the severity of a heart attack. A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is usually...

Do Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections work for wound healing and baldness?

20 Mar 2017

Blood is composed of red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), plasma (which is a clear fluid carrying the cells,) and platelets. Platelets are a natural source of different growth factors...

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