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.

Want to avoid flu? Stop touching your face!

Want to avoid flu Stop touching your face! Many opportunities to in between hand-washing sessions to re-contaminate our hands, warn expertsKeeping your hands away from your nose and mouth could give you extra protection against viruses | UPDATED: 14:54 GMT, 30 November 2012 With winter upon us offices across Britain are full of coughing and spluttering workers.

Low calorie diet WON"T help you live longer

Low calorie diet WON'T help you live longer, finds long-term study on monkeys Rhesus monkeys on restricted diet were healthier, but didn't live any longer in studyResults also found calorie-restricted monkeys seemed more susceptible to death from causes other than aging By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:43 GMT, 30 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 30 August 2012 Fans of the longevity diet say cutting your calorie intake well below recommended levels will add years to your life.

A wasted decade: How one HRT scare has "caused thousands of women 10 years of needless suffering"

A wasted decade: How one HRT scare has 'caused thousands of women 10 years of needless suffering' | UPDATED: 07:21 GMT, 22 May 2012 'Wasted decade': A panel of experts believe the 2002 HRT scare has denied thousands of women the relief that hormone replacement could offer Thousands of women have had a ‘wasted decade’ of suffering since the HRT scare, according to an international panel of experts.

Patients at risk after scientists withhold test results from clinical trials of new medicines

Patients at risk after scientists withhold test results from clinical trials of new medicines Test results are deliberately hidden 'These changes have long been called for, and delay has already caused harm', say BMJ authors The British Medical Journal has raised concern that some test results are deliberately hidden Missing data from clinical trials could endanger patients, health experts have warned. The British Medical Journal has raised concern that some test results go unreported and are deliberately hidden, enabling pharmaceutical firms to make unfounded claims. Commenting on the findings, Dr Richard Lehman from Oxford University and the journal's Dr Elizabeth Loder stated that more effective regulation is needed to prevent this trend.