It has been found that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of cerebral malaria.
Fresh tests of blood
samples confirmed that 666 patients were afflicted by
cerebral malaria which claimed at least 25 lives in the past
fortnight in Bihar`s Munger district, a senior health official