Treating malaria by stabilizing leaky blood vessels

Posted by on September 29, 2016 1:28 pm
Categories: health

Boosting a protective protein to stabilize blood vessels that are weakened by malaria showed improved survival, beyond that of antimalarial drugs alone in pre-clinical research. Researchers now describe how their approach bolsters the body’s own capabilities to protect itself against cerebral malaria, rather than solely targeting the malaria parasites in the blood.

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