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.

Getting holiday jabs? Why it"s essential to get a good night"s sleep afterwards

Having holiday jabs Why it's essential to get a good night's sleep afterwards People were 11.5 times less likely to be protected by vaccine if they had fewer than six hours sleep compared to those who had more than seven | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 1 August 2012 If you're due to have some vaccinations before your summer holidays, make sure you get a decent night's kip afterwards – it could effect whether they work or not.

Everyone in their 70s could get shingles jab: Vaccine will target 4.5million at risk of severe symptoms

Everyone in their 70s could get shingles jab: Vaccine will target 4.5million at risk of severe symptoms Ministers announced vaccination programme in 2010 but it has been delayed by supply problemsOnly one shingles jab is needed, unlike the flu injection which has to be given every yearVaccinations could be available by 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 27 July 2012 The government has planned a vaccination programme against shingles for everyone aged between 70 and 79 Every pensioner in their 70s could be offered a shingles vaccine on the NHS.

Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy? Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases

Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases | UPDATED: 21:35 GMT, 28 March 2012 Swine flu vaccine may have been responsible for a sudden increase in cases of narcolepsy among schoolchildren in Finland, a study has found.

Childhood jabs are "less effective" if youngsters exposed to food packaging chemicals

Childhood jabs are 'less effective' in youngsters exposed to food packaging chemicals Children with PFCs in their blood stream were less likely to respond to vaccines for tetanus and diptheria Jabs: Children with PFCs in their blood stream were less likely to respond to two vaccines Food packaging chemicals can weaken the ability of vaccination jabs to protect young children, research suggests.