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Vaccination against effects of PCP, cocaine may be possible

NEW ORLEANS -- Designer antibodies may someday be used to immunize...body's immune system. To create antibodies, researchers must hook the molecule...prompt the body to make its own antibodies. Or scientists can create the antibodies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/tec_268628.shtml
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Vaccination against effects of PCP, cocaine may be possible

NEW ORLEANS -- Designer antibodies may someday be used to immunize...body's immune system. To create antibodies, researchers must hook the molecule...prompt the body to make its own antibodies. Or scientists can create the antibodies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/tec_268552.shtml
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Study: multiple sclerosis linked to mononucleosis virus

...blood contained significant levels of antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus were four...when there may be no symptoms, but antibodies to the germ would remain into adulthood...showing that people without Epstein-Barr antibodies rarely develop multiple sclerosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/28/tec_329698.shtml
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Study in mice suggests approach for AIDS virus vaccine

...University of Montana, researchers developed antibodies in mice that attacked HIV, the virus...manipulated to respond to HIV, made antibodies against the fusion molecules. When...against actual samples of HIV, the mouse antibodies were able to neutralize 23 of 24 strains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/15/tec_250333.shtml
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Doctor 's humor is a hit on iTunes

It could be his way of explaining antibodies that help immune cells target viruses as "wanted posters." It could be his funny tips, such as this one about swimmer's ear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/10/met_543889.shtml
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FDA approves urine-only HIV test

...and Drug Administration has approved its urine HIV Western blot test. Calypte already had created a test that screened for antibodies to the AIDS virus in urine. But people who tested positive still needed a more accurate blood test called the Western blot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/tec_230126.shtml
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DHEC adding newborn screening test

...between 40 and 100 babies are diagnosed with the disorder nationally per year.At birth, babies are still protected by antibodies that are passed on by their mothers in utero. But those protections wear off within weeks, leaving a baby with severe combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/dhec-adding-newborn-screening
Unusual deadly flu season in Georgia

...strain "is similar to a flu strain from the 1950s and 1960s. So older adults have probably 'seen' it before and developed antibodies," Cary said.People in their 20s and 30s, especially if they haven't been vaccinated, are sometimes having "serious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-27/unusual-deadly-flu-season-ge
High-dose flu shots aid seniors, study says

...licensed the higher-dose Sanofi vaccine in late 2009, based on a study that showed it led to higher levels of flu-fighting antibodies in seniors a month after vaccination.The new study is the first to measure how much protection it actually provides against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-23/high-dose-flu-shots-aid-seni
SC Medicaid agency awards Baby-Friendly hospitals

...to drive changes in public health behavior. Breast-feeding is pure public health."Research shows breast milk contains antibodies that protect newborns from infections, and breast-fed babies are less likely to become overweight or develop illnesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-14/sc-medicaid-agency-awards-bab