Smell Test Detects Alzheimer’s Disease

The University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test, or UPSIT, pits aging people against scratch and sniff cards of raspberry, coffee, chocolate, cinnamon and licorice: basically fantastic Napa Cab aromas. If you cannot smell these, well, you have a tripled chance of Alzheimer’s disease. Great. Well, I hope my never-ending sensory analysis work (aka drinking) keeps my grey matter muscles sharpened against this.

For more read here.

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/26/487391863/a-sniff-test-for-alzheimers-checks-for-the-ability-to-identify-odors

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