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  • ‘Sniff test’ to identify Alzheimer

    ‘Sniff test’ to identify Alzheimer

     A simple odour identification test can help identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease because the sense of smell declines sharply in its early stages, new research suggests. The researchers found the test useful for diagnosing a pre-dementia condition called mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which often progresses to Alzheimer's dementia within a few years. …

    December 21, 2016