Smell test could determine dementia risk - Gears Of Biz

A smell test could determine the risk of dementia in older men and women, say researchers from the University of Chicago. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, gave a smell test to nearly 3,000 participants of normal ...

Dementia Sniff Test: Inability To Smell Peppermint Predicts Disease Developing Within 5 Years - DeathRattleSports.com

A team of researchers used a sniff test on a long-term study to determine the participants' capability to determine five specific scents. Participants with olfactory damage showed significantly larger chances of being diagnosed with dementia. In 2014 ...

Dementia Risk Can Be Signalled By Sense Of Smell Loss - ReliaWire

People who could not tell at least four out of five common odours had more than double the risk as those with a normal sense of smell to develop dementia within five years, a long-term study of nearly 3,000 adults, aged 57 to 85, reports. Even though ...

Sniffing out dementia risk in oldies - New Kerala

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : If your parents or grandparents cannot identify at least four out of five common odours - peppermint, fish, orange, rose and leather - from everyday life, then they are more than twice as likely as to develop dementia ...