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Scientists have invented a rapid breathing test to detect cognitive diseases

Scientists from the British University have developed a 5-second test to identify cognitive diseases in the elderly, as well as the recovery of Covid patients who have lost their sense of smell

Author: Akhmetzhanova Inara


An early sign of impaired cognitive function in the brain, or a subtype of dementia such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, is loss of smell. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have proposed a simple and inexpensive way to diagnose it - a strip of aromatic oils. The capsule with the contents is attached to a strip, which, when crushed, begins to smell. Also, this method allows for the control of the treatment of viral diseases that lead to hyposmia or anosmia.