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How accurate are dogs to detect whether a human has COVID-19?

I read on https://www.businessinsider.com/sniffer-dogs-answer-to-the-covid-19-testing-crisis-mirror-2020-4: Medical detection dogs able to sniff 750 people an hour could help identify coronavirus ...
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What are non-specific somatic sensory receptors in the nasal mucosa?

I am reading Oral Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment by Greenberg and Glick, Chapter 2 - Evaluation Of The Dental Patient: Diagnosis and Medical Risk Assessment. Under Cranial Nerve Examination, ...
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Can a headache be caused solely by a smell?

I've bought some air fresheners a while back, and since then I get migraine attacks more often. I didn't fully realize that it might be the cause for my headaches, until I didn't use it for a week and ...
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Bad Breath Problem

I saw a similar question like this on here but I don't think there was a solid answer. I have a terrible problem where I have bad breath all day especially in the morning but I don't know how to stop ...
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Healthy practices: Bad smell in water bottle

I have this habit of having a water of bottle near me when I go to sleep. Not a while ago I used a plastic bottle for that - I refilled it each day or two. I read somewhere that plastic encourages ...
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Can hyperosmiacs (people w/super sonic smell) smell pheromones? How powerful is their sense of smell?

Can hyperosmiacs (people w/super sonic smell) smell pheromones? How powerful is their sense of smell? Is there a chart that shows the degree to which they smell things in comparison to the rest of us?...
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Why are taste and smell (and hearing a song from the 90's) such potent triggers for nostolgia? Benefits and Negatives of nostologia?

We've all experienced it, where we get a waft of some odor (whether pleasant or not), or bite into a long lost taste, or hear an old tune, see some forgotton photographs, (but emphasis on the taste ...
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What causes smelly feet?

I suffer from smelly feet, which is very annoying particularly because I am in a new relationship. I have tried many OTC/home remedies to prevent this, but this doesn't really help. According to this ...