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Peanut Butter Smell Test 'Sniffs Out' Alzheimer’s Disease

Research published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences is touting a “peanut butter smell test” which proposes to help detect early Alzheimer’s ...
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    Research published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences is touting a “peanut butter smell test” which proposes to help detect early Alzheimer’s Disease. It’s based on a study which found that patients with early stage Alzheimer’s exhibited a significant impairment in their sense of smell, specifically from the left side. Could this discovery make peanut butter the 'low-tech' diagnostic modality of choice for clinicians worldwide? Dr. Matt Birnholz reports.

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