Harvard Health Blog
Does the nose know your future health?
Posted October 15, 2014, 4:35 pm Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter Smells and tastes are often sources of great pleasure. They can also spark wonderful memories. But like memories, these senses can fade, or even disappear, with age. A new study suggests that loss of smell may be a canary in the coal mine—an early warning that something else is wrong in the body.