• Smell receptors in the body could help sniff out disease

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A review of more than 200 studies reveals that olfactory receptors - proteins that bind to odors that aid the sense of smell - perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the nose. The function of extra-nasal olfactory receptors has the potential to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions such as cancer.
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  • Not Just the Nose: New Found Smell Detectors May Also Sniff Out Diseases

    Not Just the Nose: New Found Smell Detectors May Also Sniff Out Diseases

    7 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Nerve endings that detect smell have been found to occur in sites outside the nose as well and perform several important functions in these tissues
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  • Olfactory receptors perform a range of unknown functions outside the nose, reveals study

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    A review of more than 200 studies reveals that olfactory receptors-proteins that bind to odors that aid the sense of smell-perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the nose.
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