Beta Blocker Blocks Feelings of Bad Memories

SUNDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine being able to decouple bad memories from the fear and anxiety they produce with just a pill. That's the promise of a new report from Dutch researchers published in the Feb. 15 advance online issue of Nature Neuroscience. Merel Kindt and colleagues used a beta blocker called propranolol (Inderal) to erase, at least in the short-term, the fear response induced by a laboratory-induced painful memory in humans. Such findings...Full Story
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