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2011-04-18 21:27:05

Most patients who have a reduced ability to smell or detect odors seem to attach less importance to the sense of smell in their daily lives than people with a normal olfactory function.

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2010-07-20 06:56:43

Popular zinc-based nasal gels and sprays sold over-the-counter as common cold remedies are ineffective, and can even cause the loss of smell.

2009-10-19 17:27:30

Treatment with a glucocorticoid medication, either alone or in combination with Ginkgo biloba, appears to significantly improve the sense of smell in individuals with previous olfactory loss due to upper respiratory infections, according to a report in the October issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2008-06-18 18:00:45

German scientists say they've found the brain's olfactory bulb appears to change in size in a way that corresponds to changes in people's sense of smell. Dr. Antje Haehner and colleagues at the University of Dresden Medical School studied 20 patients with loss of sense of smell, or olfactory loss.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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