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Poor sense of smell in the elderly linked with higher risk of dying

This is an interesting analysis that has found poor sense of smell in older age seems to be linked with higher risk of dying in the next 10-13 years. The link was most noticeable for deaths from degenerative brain conditions like Parkinson's and dementia – something which the researchers say has been seen in other studies.

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https://www.nhs.uk/news/older-people/poor-sense-smell-elderly-linked-higher-risk-dying/



Last Updated on Thursday, 2 May 2019 20:39:17