Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Heart pill to banish bad memories

pill taking
Scientists believe a common heart medicine may be able to banish fearful memories from the mind.

The Dutch investigators believe beta-blocker drugs could help people suffering from the emotional after-effects of traumatic experiences.

They believe the drug alters how memories are recalled after carrying out the study of 60 people, Nature Neuroscience reports....

More at: news.bbc.co.uk and www.abc.net.au

Original report (payment or subscription required): Nature Neuroscience

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