Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Suffering from a smell disorder? Eat chili, menthol and rapeseed oil

Smell plays a key role in our ability to enjoy food. However, many people suffer from a lost, impaired or distorted sense of smell, and this can affect both their health and quality of life, says a new study from Aarhus University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID: Six ways long-term smell loss can affect us

Early in the pandemic, multiple studies showed that about half of people with COVID lost their sense of smell (called anosmia) at some point during the course of infection. Roughly an additional 20% to 35% experienced a clinical ...

Medical research

Researchers find cause of disordered smell

For people with parosmia, or distorted sense of smell, the aroma of freshly ground coffee can be as disgusting as burning rubbish.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smell, taste loss less likely with newer COVID variants: Study

Since the early days of the pandemic, loss of smell and taste have been tied to COVID-19 infection. But a new study shows those telltale traits are much less likely with the Omicron variant than the earlier Alpha and Delta ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research priorities for smell disorders revealed

From stem cell therapy to regenerating smell receptors, experts at the University of East Anglia have helped develop a list of research priorities for people with smell and taste disorders.

Oncology & Cancer

Consumer Health: 4 types of head and neck cancers

Head and neck cancers account for nearly 4% of all cancers in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. These cancers are more than twice as common among men as women, and are diagnosed more often among people ...

page 1 from 27