A large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of platelet-rich plasma injections for knee osteoarthritis found almost no symptomatic or structural benefit from treatment, lending some clarity to an evidence base that has seen positive and negative tests for the treatment modality. Dr. Kim Bennell Given the need for better disease-modifying treatments forRead More →

(WHDH) – A woman is facing a manslaughter charge after police say she administered silicone injections in her buttocks that killed another woman. Lisa Fernadez, 47, of Houston, Texas, was arrested Tuesday in the death of Marja McClendon, 38, KHOU-TV reported. In April 2018, Fernandez illegally obtained the silicone andRead More →

The victim received two injections from Lisa Fernandez, prosecutors say, but died of a silicone pulmonary embolism after returning home to Missouri. HOUSTON — A Houston woman has been charged with manslaughter after administering silicone injections without a license in a procedure that killed a woman, court documents show. LisaRead More →

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