Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson's Disease Sparks New Research
A woman in Scotland says she can smell Parkinson's disease, and that skill prompted scientists to do further diagnostic research into the phenomenon.By Katie Link | October 23, 2015
A woman in Perth, Scotland, says she can smell Parkinson's disease.
Meet Joy Milne. Her husband died of Parkinson's in June. He lived with the disease for 20 years, and in that time span, she noticed something.
"I recognized a change in his smell. It was quite a musky smell." Milne told the BBC.