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NHS patient to receive revolutionary asthma treatment

A pioneering treatment for asthma is to be tried out on the NHS.

It is described as "melting away" muscle in the airways and could be particularly useful when it comes to the most severe cases of asthma.

The BBC has been to meet one of the first NHS patients to receive the treatment.

Nick Ravenscroft reports.

  • 20 Jun 2011
  • From the section Health