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Why do cooking smells make me gag?
We look at why cooking smells trigger parosmia and share some tips to get you back in the kitchen.
Making meals more appealing
Researchers have found that adding flavour enhancements can make food more palatable.
Sound and smell
A recent study finds 'music training' positively influences response to bad smells.
You're not a Picky Eater
Parosmia limits the variety of foods you can eat, but that doesn't mean you've become a picky eater.
How can we know research is reliable?
When there is so much information online, how do we know what to trust?
Managing personal hygiene
8 out of 10 people worry about their own smell so we share some tips from the AbScent Community.
Smell loss and brain damage
Popular press has interpreted recent research as 'brain damage' but the real story is more…
Smell training after surgery
Olfactory training is helping CRS patients to recover the sense of smell after surgery.
A Common Pattern of Covid-19 Smell Loss
A typical feature of Covid-19 smell loss is a period of recovery followed by parosmia.
Future treaments for smell disorders
Summary of the paper considering the prospects for new treatments for smell loss, published by…
The Patient’s Guide to CRS
Best practice for the treatment of CRS shared with doctors and patients.
When water seems 'off'
It’s not uncommon for water to be a parosmia trigger. Dr Duika Burges Watson of the Altered Eating…
Testing the sense of smell
Explaining the difference between commonly used smell tests Sniffin' Sticks and UPSIT.
Surprising results from an investigation into brain activity of TBI patients.
Smell, Taste, Flavour
Your quick guide to the senses involved in eating.
Top-down smell training
Why how you smell is more important than what you smell for effective smell training.
Finding pleasure in cooking and eating
Smell disorders can take all the pleasure out of cooking and eating. This free recipe book gets you…
Covid-19 Research Round-up
Published research is vital to improve ways to treat Covid-19 patients.
Smith and Fjaelstad talk smell, taste and flavour
Professor Barry Smith and Associate Professor Alexander Fjaelstad explore smell, taste and flavour.…
British Academy report
Covid-19 has highlighted the need to treat smell disorders seriously.
Potential for CRS Treatment
New research investigates how biologics could help patients with CRS.
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