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.

Pioneering breast cancer treatment turns tumours into a ball of ice which kills harmful tissue

Pioneering breast cancer treatment freezes tumours into a ball of ice which kills harmful tissue Needle cooled to -170C with liquid nitrogen repeatedly inserted into cancerous tissue Device turns cancerous tumour into 'ball of ice' Technique developed by Israel-based firm could be completed in 15 minutes without need for surgeryCryoablation could one day be used to treat kidney, prostate and liver cancer | UPDATED: 12:30 GMT, 9 December 2012 Surgery may soon be a thing of the past for breast cancer patients, thanks to a new technique that destroys tumours by freezing them.

Boy, 10, collapsed and died from unknown heart condition after building an igloo in the snow with friends

Boy, 10, who collapsed and died after building an igloo in the snow with friends may have had unknown heart conditionJoshua Houlgate was playing in the snow with his friends when he complained of feeling unwell and collapsedHis mother frantically tried to save his lifeCoroner records verdict of death by natural causes | UPDATED: 17:50 GMT, 15 October 2012 Tragic loss: Joshua Houlgate, the ten-year-old who collapsed and died while he was playing in the snow with his friends in February A 10-year-old boy who collapsed in front of his pals while they played in the snow could have had a lifelong heart condition, an inquest heard.

Mother tells of the astonishing battle inside her womb between her baby and contraceptive coil

Mother tells of the astonishing battle inside her womb between her baby and contraceptive coil Baby girl was delivered at 25 weeks after mother developed septicaemia | UPDATED: 15:11 GMT, 18 April 2012 A woman who fell pregnant with a contraceptive coil in place has told of her baby's astonishing battle for survival.

Obesity: Britons fail to battle the bulge as 26 per cent of men AND women classed as obese

Britons fail to battle the bulge as 26 per cent of men AND women classed as obese Just over 80 per cent of men aged between 55 and 74 were classed overweight or obese Britons are fighting a losing battle against the bulge with more than a quarter of men and women classed as clinically obese for the first time. Today”s report from the NHS Information Centre revealed that 26 per cent of men and women were obese in 2010. This has increased from 13 per cent of men and 16 per cent of women in 1993