Researchers Breathing Easier as Smell Tests May Diagnose Parkinson’s Earlier

Researchers Breathing Easier as Smell Tests May Diagnose Parkinson’s Earlier
Two new tests that diagnose smell dysfunction are an effective method to detect Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases across different patient populations, a study shows. The study, “SMELL-S and SMELL-R: Olfactory tests not influenced by odor-specific insensitivity or prior olfactory experience,” was published in the journal PNAS. Smell dysfunction is a common medical disorder that tends to be under-diagnosed, but can ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2017-10-25By Iqra Mumal