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Poor olfaction linked to increased mortality in older adults

12:03 EDT 30 Apr 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this prospective cohort study, poor olfaction was associated with mortality in older adults 2. Poor olfaction was an independent predictor of mortality, separate from neurodegenerative disease, poor baseline health, and weight loss. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: It is well established that sense of smell decreases as humans age. Previous studies […]
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