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Fading Sense of Smell Could Signal Higher Death Risk in Older Adults

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2020 — If you’re a senior who can’t smell onions, smoke, chocolate or natural gas, it’s time to see your doctor. Seniors who lose their sense of smell — which doctors call olfactory dysfunction — have higher odds of dying from all causes within five years, new research shows. Scientists had previously… Read More »

Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

A study on fat samples and stem cells derived from fat indicates that low-calorie sweetener consumption could promote metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors: high blood pressure, abdominal fat, unhealthy cholesterol levels and high blood sugar, which increase the risk of heart and blood vessel disease by double, and can result in strokes and… Read More »