The influences of age on olfaction: a review

@inproceedings{Doty2014TheIO,
  title={The influences of age on olfaction: a review},
  author={Richard L Doty and Vidyulata Kamath},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
Decreased olfactory function is very common in the older population, being present in over half of those between the ages of 65 and 80 years and in over three quarters of those over the age of 80 years. Such dysfunction significantly influences physical well-being and quality of life, nutrition, the enjoyment of food, as well as everyday safety. Indeed a disproportionate number of the elderly die in accident gas poisonings each year. As described in this review, multiple factors contribute to… CONTINUE READING
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