Brain cells detect presence of malaria parasite in blood, study says

Brain cells detect presence of malaria parasite in blood, study says

A study led by scientists at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) reveals that brain cells are able to detect the presence of the malaria parasite in the blood, triggering the inflammation at the origin of cerebral malaria. The conclusions of the study, published this week in the specialist journal PNAS, were released this Friday …

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