Sense of Smell, Lost to Ills Like Parkinson’s, Appears Quite Complex

Sense of Smell, Lost to Ills Like Parkinson’s, Appears Quite Complex
The way that cells in the nose sense scents is more complicated than previously thought, a study reports. A better understanding of this system could be important to interpreting better how the brain processes scents, and in understanding neurological diseases, like Parkinson’s, where loss of smell is a common early symptom. The study, “Widespread receptor-driven modulation in peripheral olfactory coding,” was ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-04-16By Marisa Wexler