Trials of HIV vaccine halted after research found it failed to prevent infections

Trials of US HIV vaccine halted after research found it failed to prevent infectionsStudy called HVTN 505 was found not to prevent infection or reduce levels of virus in bloodResearch is just one of many failed attempts to develop a vaccination for disease By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 11:19 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315175', 'title': 'Trials of US HIV vaccine halted after research found it failed to prevent infections', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2315175/Trials-HIV-vaccine-halted-research-failed-prevent-infections.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Trials%20of%20HIV%20vaccine%20halted%20after%20research%20found%20it%20failed%20to%20prevent%20infections%20http://bit.ly/13zgnEh%20via%[email protected]' }); Research into a new HIV vaccine has been halted after experts found it to be of no use.

Always clearing your throat? You could be doing more harm than good, experts warn

Always clearing your throat You could be doing more harm than good, warn experts Throat clearing may harm the throat and vocal chordsIt is a vicious cycle – the more someone clears their throat, the more they feel they need to clear it By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:58 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 1 March 2013 Colleagues who habitually clear their throats have long been the bane of many office workers’ lives.

Woman who suffered extreme allergic reaction to eyelash extensions is told by salon "remove them yourself"

Woman who suffered extreme allergic reaction to eyelash extensions is told by salon 'remove them yourself' Jane Rolfe, 42, had severe reaction to glue used to apply eyelash extensionsLeft with severely blistered skin for weeks and had to take steroids Salon refused to remove eyelashes so took her five hours at home Now can't get compensation because salon voided insurance policy By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:06 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 1 February 2013 A woman who suffered an extreme allergic reaction to eyelash extensions was forced to spend five hours peeling them off her face after the salon refused to remove them.

Chlorine in tap water linked to increase in number of people developing food allergies

Chlorine in tap water linked to increase in number of people developing food allergies | UPDATED: 06:10 GMT, 3 December 2012 Chlorine in tap water has been linked to the rising number of people developing food allergies, a study has revealed.

Allergic reactions: scientists develop test to determine who is most at risk

The new test that determines your risk of a deadly allergic reaction Measures levels of an enzyme in the blood Medics hope it will become the definitive allergy test, reducing the chance of life-threatening reactions | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 12 October 2012 A new test to indicate which people are most at risk from life-threatening allergic reactions has been developed by British scientists.

What"s making you itch?: From penicillin to perfume or the menopause – the causes of that maddening tingle

What's making you itch: From penicillin to perfume or the menopause – the causes of that maddening tingle | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 3 September 2012 The sensation of itchy skin drives many of us potty every day.

Child"s risk of developing allergic disease doubles if parent of same sex suffers from it

Child's risk of developing allergic disease doubles if parent of same sex suffers from it | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 9 August 2012 Allergies such as asthma and eczema are gender-related and not simply hereditary, new research has claimed.