Lost Sense of Smell May Signal Early Alzheimer’s Disease, Mouse Study Suggests

Lost Sense of Smell May Signal Early Alzheimer’s Disease, Mouse Study Suggests
Clumps of the Alzheimer’s-related protein amyloid-beta in nerves around organs related to smell may explain why people in the early stages of the disease lose their ability to detect odors, a study reports. Researchers at the Daegu Gyeungbuk Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea also discovered that loss of the ability to smell occurs

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2 comments

  1. John Menmuir says:

    My wife used to have a very good sense of smell but Alzheimer’s has robbed her completely of this sense. You don’t need mice to prove it!

  2. Ar Hue says:

    article left me very angry, because it never cites what odors can be used as a test. Pine? Lemon oil? Mint? Dog shit? What????? Just say it, damn it! Worthless article.

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