According to researchers, traumatic memories are strengthened by an increased release of acetylcholine in the amygdala. Decreasing acetylcholine signaling during traumatic experience helped wipe out memory.
Researchers report a history of Candida yeast infection is more common in men with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Additionally, women with mental health issues and a history of yeast infections performed worse on memory tests.
Researchers have identified abnormal areas of low blood flow in living NFL players. The findings could help provide better diagnosis and treatments for players with head trauma related to playing football.