New test can help identify kids at risk of developing cerebral malaria

Michigan State University researchers have identified a test that can determine which children with malaria are likely to develop cerebral malaria.

Statin drug may help in fighting malaria effects

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.

How parasites cause most lethal form of malaria

Malaria parasites are able to bind to cells in the brain and cause cerebral malaria – the most lethal form of the disease.

Cerebral malaria linked to epilepsy

Almost a third of cerebral malaria survivors developed epilepsy or other behavioral disorders.

Cerebral malaria linked to epilepsy

Almost a third of cerebral malaria survivors developed epilepsy or other behavioral disorders.

Fresh tests confirm 666 afflicted by 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
said today.

Central team visits cerebral malaria-hit Munger district

A four-member central team on Monday visited the cerebral malaria-hit Munger district, where five unconfirmed deaths due to the disease were reported in the past three days.