Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

There may be 6 types of COVID-19

COVID-19 may not be just one disease, but six distinct types, a new British study claims.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 smell loss differs from the common cold

New research from a European group of smell disorder experts, including Prof Philpott at the University of East Anglia, shows how smell loss associated with COVID-19 infection differs from what you typically might experience ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why does coronavirus make people lose their sense of smell?

To begin with, it was just anecdotal reports. Ear, nose and throat specialists from around the world were sharing their experiences on online message boards—they were all seeing a spike in patients experiencing anosmia, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your nose may know more when it comes to COVID-19

A University of Cincinnati ear, nose and throat specialist says your nose may hold a clue in identifying COVID-19. The loss of smell may be a key indicator.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 causes smell loss

Temporary loss of smell, or anosmia, is the main neurological symptom and one of the earliest and most commonly reported indicators of COVID-19. Studies suggest it better predicts the disease than other well-known symptoms ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Loss of smell could reveal hidden virus cases: experts

From a mother unable to smell her baby's nappy to a lawmaker who suddenly could not taste food, some coronavirus patients have described a loss of olfactory senses—and experts say this might be a new way to detect the virus.

Neuroscience

With training, a failing sense of smell can be reversed

In a new study scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have shown that the sense of smell can be improved. The new findings, published online November 20, 2011, in Nature Neuroscience, suggest possible ways to reverse the ...

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