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Community rallies together to help Sterling family really good spirits."Linzi will now face six rounds of chemotherapy, a surgery, stem cell transplant, radiation and antibody therapy. "Linzi's surgery will be in October after chemo round five," her mother explained. "The surgery is done to...
Health providers prepare for flu season

...Kenai Peninsula's health providers have started to receive this year's flu vaccines. Allowing time for the production of antibodies is important to curtailing influenza. HHS recommends getting vaccinated before the onset of influenza activity in the community...

...rinderpest, another virus similar to canine distemper. Increasing antibodies against rinderpest in the environment could help boost defenses...Indian experts also want to search living tigers for natural antibodies that could be used in creating a vaccine. But there are obvious...
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Long road back

...they could put their finger on was the immune system doesn't fight off the infection," Gilliland said. "There's no antibodies. It sets up camp where it wants, and mine hit in the chest area, called T4." Gilliland was paralyzed from the chest down...
Homer residents support beluga endangered listing

...into Cook Inlet, he said. Studies done of St. Lawrence River belugas in Canada showed the presence of toxoplasma gondii antibodies in 27 percent of whales studied, Jasny said. Barbara Mahoney, a marine mammal biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Flu season on the horizon; flu shots available

...January. "That way it will take them clear through to spring," he said. But, "for the normal healthy individual the antibodies for the vaccine will last eight to 10 months so they only need one shot to the through the flu season," he said. Wilkinson...


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