Paracetamol can increase memory
August 2, 2011
According a group of investigators the Paracetamol is one of the analgesics more widely adapted in the world that can increase the memory.
They considered that it acts over the key cells that control memory.
The British has an average of 106 Paracetamol pills per year generally used for low the fever or calm the pain.
Scientists believe that its analgesic properties came from the capacity of reduce the number of chemical products in the body called prostaglandins.
These are released as an answer of an illness or injury and it is believed that sensitized the nerve ending.
Experts believed that paracetamol tablets have an enzyme called ciclooxigenasa-2 that stop the production of prostaglandins that caused the pain and show that paracetamol causes the liberation of serotonin on the brain.
They also believe that it activates a brain zone involved in the learning, the memory and the resolutions of problems called hippocampus.