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Cholesterol-Lowering Statins May Help Combat Malaria

By | Mon, 12/31/2012 - 12:47

Researchers found that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional anti-malarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against brain damage in mice infected with cerebral malaria.

Cholesterol Lowering Drug Statin Can Extend Lives of Cancer Patients

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:13

Statin, a drug used to lower cholesterol levels can also reduce a person's risk of dying from cancer, says a new study.