Statins for treating Lung Disease?

People suffering with severe lung disease could also be effectively treated by orally taking statins that help lower cholesterol levels, say researchers,
In pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) air sacs in the lungs clog up with a thick substance called ‘surfactant’. The findings of the study from a children’s hospital in the US, showed that the main culprit was cholesterolPAP has been linked to disruption of cell regulation by a molecule .’ GM_CSF.

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