Recognizing that you are losing your sense of smell may be one warning sign that dementia could appear within the next 10 years, according to a new study by researchers at Stockholm University.
— Read more at Recognizing Your Own Fading Sense of Smell a Risk Factor for Future Dementia at PsychCentral.
"I kept coming in the kitchen to lift the cover off the bowl to smell it, just because I could," Hochman said. "It smelled the way I might imagine a middle-Eastern fruit market might smell."
— Anndee Hochman lost her sense of smell for 8 years after a series of bad colds. Read more at Life After Losing, Then Regaining, a Sense of Smell at NBC Philadelphia.
A Sense of Hope is a three-year $1,500,000 research mission to better understand the causes of anosmia and develop treatments. As the leading institute in the world for research on the senses of smell and taste, Monell is ideally positioned to take a central role in tackling this debilitating condition that afflicts millions. Click here to learn about our work with olfactory stem cells and other Monell research related to anosmia.
— The Monell Center announces a new anosmia research program. Read more at A Sense of Hope: The Monell Anosmia Project.