WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Losing your sense of smell may be an early sign of an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, a new study suggests.

Researchers say that people with a poor sense of smell may have as much as a five times greater risk of developing Parkinson’s.

“Unlike vision or hearing impairment, a poor sense of smell often goes unrecognized,” said lead researcher Dr. Honglei Chen. He is a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Michigan State…

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