Growth Hormone Deficiency

Growth Hormone Deficiency

Shanti De Cort: Was everything checked?

Last May a 23-year-old Flemish girl was granted legal euthanasia on the grounds that ‘she was in a medically futile condition of mental suffering.’ Shanti De Corte died surrounded by her family including her mother, who supported her decision. She had suffered serious psychological issues in her teens, but the real trigger was the terrorist […]

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Did Sir Louis earn it?

Professor Louis Appleby has received a Knighthood in the 2023 New Year’s Honours listed for his ‘services to medicine and mental health’. No doubt he is being congratulated widely. However, do his services to mental health really bear close examination? He leads the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England. Such a strategy is vital to

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