Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research examines coping mechanisms for loss of smell from COVID-19

One of the most common and disturbing side effects of COVID-19 is the loss of the sense of smell. New research from the University of Cincinnati found some common coping mechanisms that helped COVID-19 patients deal with ...

Neuroscience

Sense of smell is our most rapid warning system

The ability to detect and react to the smell of a potential threat is a precondition of our and other mammals' survival. Using a novel technique, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have been able to study what happens in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID smell loss can have profound effects on your life

It took a while to be officially recognized, but smell loss eventually became known to be one of the defining features of COVID-19. It's now widely acknowledged that COVID-19 has a unique effect on smell receptors, and about ...

Other

The science behind the appeal of pumpkin spice

Fall is still days away but at coffee shops and grocery stores, it's already peak autumn thanks to the arrival of a certain flavor that has come to signal the season's unofficial start. Everyone knows, it's pumpkin spice ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers show how air pollution may cause chronic sinusitis

Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a 12-week or longer condition during which the sinuses get infected or irritated, become swollen, are severely congested and secrete mucus into the throat. CRS also can cause facial pain, pressure ...

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