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Study shows humans have ability to track odors, much like bloodhounds
...rough a specially designed mask with an artificial septum
that provided separate air flow to each nostril. In addition, they conducted similar experiments on five volunteers who had no olfactory nerves and therefore couldn't smell at all, a condition known as anosmia. Normal subjects, 16 in all, were able...
Septum keeps neurons in synch, can reduce epileptic seizures by 90 percent
The brain's septum
helps prevent epileptic seizures by inducing rhyth...lished by The American Physiological Society. The septum
acts as the conductor, orchestrating brain impulses as they pass from the brain stem through the sep...
Get a whiff of this: Smell test could sniff out serious health problems
...of smell. Maybe there’s an obstruction ?a deviated septum
or polyps,?Frank says. “Perhaps the olfactory nerve has been damaged due to a head injury or a viral infection.? For those who are proud of their keen sense of smell, this is not a test to tickle their senses. Because the really nasty smells worked...