Cholesterol drug may help children with malaria

12/28/2012 | Voice of America

An international team of researchers found that adding the cholesterol drug lovastatin to malaria treatment chloroquine could prevent the late cognitive problems associated with cerebral malaria, according to a mouse model study published in the journal PLoS Pathogens. Lead researcher Dr. Guy Zimmerman of the University of Utah says lovastatin should be added to treatments for malaria.

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