22 Dec 2020

Can stimulating the sense of smell prevent Alzheimers?

From Afternoons, 1:39 pm on 22 December 2020

Otago University researchers are undertaking international research on how a device, similar to google-glasses, could stimulate the olfactory nervous system.

Dr Yusuf Ozgur Cakmak from Otago's Department of Anatomy talks to Emile about the link between a sense of smell and Alzheimer's as well as how the device worn by patients may help preventing the disease.

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