Drugs Targeting Immune Cells May Help Treat Cerebral Malaria, NIH Study Shows
NIH: NIH study supports new approach for treating cerebral malaria
“Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence that specific immune cells may play a key role in the devastating effects of cerebral malaria, a severe form of malaria that mainly affects young children. The results, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggest that drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating the disease…” (2/18).
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