Tag: "odors" at medical news
Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction
...D patients had more difficulty identifying various odors
in "scratch-and-sniff" samples. All of this suggests that dysfunction in the OMPCC is involved in this impulse-control disorder, the researchers point out. In this study, researchers notes that individuals with other psychiatric disorders that involv...
Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer
...r exceptionally sensitive noses, // dogs can smell odors
from malignant tumors in urine samples. Six dogs of varying breeds and ages were trained over seven months to discriminate between urine from patients with bladder cancer and that from a control group. Each dog was then given samples of urine from ...
Peppermint or cinnamon smell can make drivers more alert
...y under the conditions of three different types of odors
of peppermint, cinnamon and non-odor control. The odors
were added to the air inside the vehicle with the help of an oxygen concentrator and were pumped for...
Brain scans show why we always have room for dessert
...mages while at the same time wafting their way the odors
of either vanilla ice cream or peanut butter. "At various points before, during and after scanning we asked them to give us pleasantness ratings for the smells," Gottfried said. Unconsciously, the volunteers began to associate the images with the sm...
An insight in to the memory pattern
...ded in the fly’s antennal lobe it is here that the odors
are processed. The flies are trained to relate an odor with an electric shock. The fascinating thing is that memory trace occurs only in one branch of the dorsal pair medial (DPM) neuron. The researcher feels that after training, the behaviour is...
Scented Garments Hit The Market
...d personal care products but also store unpleasant odors
such as sweat or cigarette smoke, leaving sport coats still wearable after a night out at the bar. Cyclodextrines, which can be anchored in the weave of the fabric, contain molecular-sized hollow compartments in which either a desired or undesired ...
The Scent of a Safe Driver
...ecent study has shown that peppermint and cinnamon odors
can increase alertness and decrease fatigue for lo.... Raudenbush's research on peppermint and cinnamon odors
as stimulants of the central nervous system. According to Dr. Raudenbush the significance of Esgro...
Search for Human Pheromone
...thalamus. But lesbians do not respond to these two odors
in exactly the same way as heterosexual men. Hence it was found that gay men and heterosexual women do not respond to a smell in a similar way....
Milk Chocolate, Cinnamon, And Peppermint Scores Good For Brain
...done recently a research, ‘Peppermint and cinnamon odors
reduces fatigue and boosts alertness for long-run drivers’. Thus correlating with the study ‘Milk chocolates makes the mind alert’, Ergro’s study also proved, stimulants in the spices like cinnamon and peppermint, stimulates the central nervous sys...
Smell Decoding System In Brain –Research Find
...rs, the Duke researchers exposed mice to different odors
and measured response of neurons across the olfactory bulb with intrinsic signal imaging. The imaging technique maps brain activity by detecting changes in reflected light from the brain with a sensitive camera. To start, the researchers separated ...
Bad Breath Go Away, Tongue Cleaners are Here to Stay
...in keeping bad breath (specifically malodor or bad odors
originating in the mouth) in check although at times only for a short while. Data collected also shows that tongue cleaners demonstrate greater efficiency in removing the malodor causing Volatile Sculpture Compounds, which form on the tongue when o...
New Garlic Product Mimics Garlic to Perfection
... natural allicin as fresh garlic without offensive odors
or discomfort. This new, all natural proprietary process is designed to eliminate the degradation of alliinase which occurs when high potency garlic mixes with stomach acid. In fact, Garli-Eze activates in stomach acid yet doesn't use an 'enteric coa...
Food Odors Linked With Lifespan in Fruit Flies
...University of Houston report that exposure to food odors
can modulate lifespan and partially reverse the lo...of fruit flies in the presence and absence of food odors
– specifically live yeast, which is an important component of the flies' diets. Exposure to food odo...
Scent of a Rose may Give More Than Pleasure
...solidified. The researchers added that smelling odors
is not a panacea for developing skills needed to play the piano or to ride a bike, as these activity-related memories don't rely on the hippocampus. This experiment follows one, by the same author, using electric currents, which were found to have ...
Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence
...ded. When field inspectors get a complaint about odors
"they go out and see if they can smell or observe the same conditions." Sometimes inspectors can't identify the problem. "I do know some of the odor complaints, even if we get out quickly, the field folks don't always smell the same thing, Beaver was...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...een 54 to 90, and asked them to identify 12 common odors
such as lemon, chocolate, black pepper, banana, an... are uncertain," and since "difficulty identifying odors
is associated with other neurological diseases, including Parkinson's disease," further research was...