1st Aug 2014
MP, Norman Baker, wants animal testing in the UK to end.
Ebola outbreak has already claimed 729 lives as WHO set to announce $100m emergency response.
The Chinese city of Yumen has reportedly been sealed off after man dies of bubonic plague.Natural News
NHS England's chief executive says overweight doctors and nurses should be told to slim down.Nursing in Practice
More than one thousand readers took The Guardian's challenge to walk an extra 30 minutes a day.The Guardian
Post-traumatic stress disorder among military personnel rose by a fifth last year.The Telegraph
Scientists discover genetic fault that causes sudden cardiac death.The Telegraph
31st Jul 2014
Study suggests drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia.
Public Health England say 'measure your waist' to assess risk of developing type 2 diabetes.BBC News
NHS England has issued an invitation to tender for organisations who want to become genomic centres.e-Health Insider
Monitor seeking to save millions by bringing consultancy work in-house.Health Service Journal
Research suggests eating more than five-a-day has no added benefit.Nursing in Practice
Public Health England has extended pilot scheme aiming to vaccinate 700,000 children.Nursing in Practice
30th Jul 2014
Foreign secretary has told the BBC that the Ebola virus is a 'threat' to the UK.
Research suggests middle-aged drinking doubles risk of memory loss later on in life.BBC News
World's first malaria vaccine could be approved by 2015.BBC News
NHS England likely to carry out major restructure resulting in hundreds of job losses.Health Service Journal
Researchers suggest a mobile app could help recovering alcoholics stay sober by providing continuous support.Mental Elf
NHS Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group extends its telehealth programme with Safe Patient Systems.e-Health Insider
Legionella warning from Public Health England after four out of six pools tested were contaminated.Nursing in Practice