Tag Archives: Olfaction (Sense of Smell)

Declining Sense of Smell May Predict Progressive Cognitive Decline? (NHS Choices / Annals of Neurology)

Summary A decline in the sense of smell could be an early warning sign of cognitive decline. The Percepts of Odor Episodic Memory (POEM) test appears to identify clinically normal persons at higher risk for developing progressive memory symptoms characteristic … Continue reading

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Literature Review on Olfaction (Sense of Smell) and Neurodegenerative Diseases (International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)

Summary Loss of sense of smell may be involved in certain neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease. This literature review examines the relationships between olfactory dysfunction and neurological / neurodegenerative diseases. Olfactory tests may have a role in … Continue reading

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