Loss of Smell Linked to Disease Severity

Loss of Smell Linked to Disease Severity

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Loss of Smell Linked to Disease Severity

Sensitivity to smell is reduced in people with Sjögren’s syndrome, compared with healthy controls, and appears to be linked to the severity of the disease, a new study reports. The study, “Olfactory impairment in patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome and its correlation with organ involvement and immunological abnormalities,” was published in Arthritis Research & Therapy. Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune condition that arises when the immune system attacks glands that produce secretions, leading to severe…

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