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Olfactory/Taste

Loss of smell in patient with COVID-19

What The Study Did: The case of a patient with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) whose main symptom was a loss of smell without nasal obstruction is reported in this article. Authors: Michael Eliezer, M.D, of Lariboisière University…

Sensing sweetness on a molecular level

Whether it's chocolate cake or pasta sauce, the sensation of sweetness plays a major role in the human diet and the perception of other flavors. While a lot is known about the individual proteins that signal "sweet," not much is known…