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


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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.

Trainee doctors are being paid more than 2,000 A DAY by the NHS in "out of control" agency payments scandal


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Trainee doctors are being paid more than 2,000 A DAY by the NHS in 'out of control' agency payments scandalAgency doctors have cost the public 2bn since 2010/11Figures show a trust spent 15,000 for one doctor for a weekTories blame EU rules limiting doctors' working hours By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 10:24 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 8 April 2013 Health minister Dr Daniel Poulter says the NHS is clamping down on excessive spending on agency doctors The NHS is paying trainee doctors more than 2,000 for a day’s work, it has emerged.

New NHS 111 helpline puts patient safety at risk, doctors warn


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Launch of new NHS 111 helpline should be delayed as it's already in chaos, say doctors BMA says the service was overwhelmed in just a few hours after its recent launch in some areas And rolling out service nationwide from next Monday 'will put lives at risk' due to poor quality adviceSome patients forced to wait hours for advice By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:49 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:59 GMT, 28 March 2013 Dr Laurence Buckman, chairman of the BMA's GP committee, questioned the quality of advice given out Doctors have called for a delay in the launch of a new non-emergency advice line for patients, saying it will put safety at risk.

Number of cancer sufferers aged 15- 24 who die from the disease halves in 30 years


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Number of cancer sufferers aged 15- 24 who die from the disease halves in 30 years Largest drop in deaths for young adults was for leukaemiaToday over 80 per cent of young people will survive cancerHowever little progress has been made for the rarer forms of cancer By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:05 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:13 GMT, 25 March 2013 The number of teenagers and young adults dying from cancer has almost halved in the last three decades, figures show.

NHS in talks over 8.50 charge to call out a doctor while hospital patients would also be forced to pay for their meals


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NHS in talks over 8.50 charge to call out a doctor while hospital patients would also be forced to pay for their mealsControversial plans put forward to tackle pressure on NHS financesNHS Confederation boss says cost of aging population to blame Campaigners worry patients could be discouraged from seeking treatment By Sophie Borland Health Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 18 March 2013 Patients could be charged 8.50 to call an out-of-hours doctor to their home under controversial plans outlined today.

Third of GPs have links to private health companies that could make millions from the Government"s health reforms


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Third of GPs have links to private health companies that could make millions from the Government's health reformsStudy found 36 per cent have links with companies likely to do NHS workUnder reforms private firms are expected to carry out more work for NHSCritics have said there is a potential conflict of interest for such GPsLocal Clinical Commissioning Groups will decide what treatment is offered Fears they may be more inclined to offer contracts to associated companiesMPs and senior doctors have called for GPs in these roles to stand down By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:45 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:07 GMT, 14 March 2013 More than a third of GPs have links to private firms that stand to make millions treating NHS patients, figures show.

Dementia victims "have twice the risk of dying in hospital while a third are not properly diagnosed by staff"


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Dementia victims 'have twice the risk of dying in hospital while a third are not properly diagnosed by staff' Charities have described the situation for dementia sufferers as ‘scandalous’ Dementia patients are twice as likely to die in hospital than other patients The Government has pledged 50 million to improve dementia care By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:11 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:40 GMT, 12 March 2013 Hospitals are failing to properly care for dementia sufferers who are twice as likely to die in them than all other patients, a damning report reveals.

Exhausted junior doctors working 100 hours a week are putting patients" lives at risk


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Exhausted junior doctors working 100 hours a week are putting patients' lives at risk Some of the 55,000 junior doctors are working double the legal limit of 48 hours a week12 and 13 hour shifts are not usual, warn researchersMany hospitals are relying on trainee doctors to provide care without adequate supervision By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 14 February 2013 Many trainee doctors are 'tired and stressed' because of shift patterns which flout European laws on working hours Patients are being put at risk as exhausted junior doctors work for 100 hours a week, a new report suggests.

Cancer will no longer be "a death sentence": DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years


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Cancer will no longer be 'a death sentence': DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years, say scientists Scientists 'close to radical technique to develop personalised treatments'Want to sequence DNA of tumours in patients to deliver tailored treatmentCould help patients to carry on for a decade in relatively good healthHopes that cancer could become a chronic disease rather than a killer It would pave way for radical forms of diagnosis, surveillance and therapy By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 04:17 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 29 January 2013 Cancer will become a manageable condition rather than a death sentence within a decade, experts boldly predicted yesterday.