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Sunken chest syndrome: NHS U-turn call for ‘depressed’ patients

A woman who suffered years of mental health issues because of sunken chest syndrome has called on the NHS to make the corrective operation routine again. Kerry Van Der Merwe, 45, of Devon, was diagnosed with depression aged 16. Twelve surgeons are challenging NHS England after it stopped the routine surgery last year, claiming patients… Read More »

Coronavirus: Call to infect volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Nobel laureates are among scientists calling for volunteers to be exposed to coronavirus after receiving a vaccine to see if it offers protection. In an open letter to the head of the US National Institutes of Health, the group says so-called “challenge trials” could accelerate vaccine development. The Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine programme’s director said… Read More »