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1st Aug 2014

End animal testing

MP, Norman Baker, wants animal testing in the UK to end.

Sierra Leone declare public health emergency


Ebola outbreak has already claimed 729 lives as WHO set to announce $100m emergency response.

Chinese city sealed off

The Chinese city of Yumen has reportedly been sealed off after man dies of bubonic plague.

Natural News

NHS staff told to lose weight

NHS England's chief executive says overweight doctors and nurses should be told to slim down.

Nursing in Practice

Infographic shows results of health and wellbeing challenge

More than one thousand readers took The Guardian's challenge to walk an extra 30 minutes a day.

The Guardian

PTSD rose 19% among British military

Post-traumatic stress disorder among military personnel rose by a fifth last year.

The Telegraph

Discovery made that could prevent sudden cardiac death

Scientists discover genetic fault that causes sudden cardiac death.

The Telegraph

Dementia cases rises 62%

Number of dementia cases in England has risen sharply over seven years.


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31st Jul 2014

Drug-resistant malaria spreading

Study suggests drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia.

BBC News

Measure your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Public Health England say 'measure your waist' to assess risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

BBC News

Genomic centres tender issued by NHS England

NHS England has issued an invitation to tender for organisations who want to become genomic centres.

e-Health Insider

Monitor to reduce reliance on consultants

Monitor seeking to save millions by bringing consultancy work in-house.

Health Service Journal

Ebola outbreak could already be out of control

Ebola has already crossed the borders.

Natural News

No benefit from more than 5-a-day

Research suggests eating more than five-a-day has no added benefit.

Nursing in Practice

Flu jabs could reduce strain on A&E

Public Health England has extended pilot scheme aiming to vaccinate 700,000 children.

Nursing in Practice

AstraZeneca sees off Pfizer

AstraZeneca has raised its sales and earnings forecasts after seeing off Pfizer's takeover approach.

Reuters News

30th Jul 2014

Ebola 'threat' to UK

Foreign secretary has told the BBC that the Ebola virus is a 'threat' to the UK.

BBC News

Middle-aged drinking linked to memory loss

Research suggests middle-aged drinking doubles risk of memory loss later on in life.

BBC News

Malaria vaccine for children could be approved

World's first malaria vaccine could be approved by 2015.

BBC News

NHS England to cut posts

NHS England likely to carry out major restructure resulting in hundreds of job losses.

Health Service Journal

Mobile apps to help aid recovery for alcoholics

Researchers suggest a mobile app could help recovering alcoholics stay sober by providing continuous support.

Mental Elf

Telehealth contract extended at Bristol CCG

NHS Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group extends its telehealth programme with Safe Patient Systems.

e-Health Insider

Home birthing pools warning

Legionella warning from Public Health England after four out of six pools tested were contaminated.

Nursing in Practice

Parents not applying their own suncream

Parents busy making sure their children are protected forget to protect themselves against the sun.

The Telegraph

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