smell

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Covid-19 increasingly linked with patients who lose their sense of smell

    Wake up and smell the roses. But a group of Covid-19 patients simply can’t as they’ve lost their sense of smell. Anosmia, losing the ability to smell, can be psychologically difficult to live with and has no real treatment. Anosmia has been linked to some Covid-19 patients, both before they develop full symptoms or after they recover from the major…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Link between Covid-19 infections and ‘smell blindness’

    The Royal College of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons of Thailand is alerting doctors to pay special attention to signs of anosmia (loss of smell or ‘smell blindness’) with Covid-19 patients and people who are being tested for Covid-19. Anosmia was found to be more common in patients with mild symptoms of Covid-19. The chairperson of the royal college, Professor…

  • World

    No durian at Disneyland, but outside food now allowed at Shanghai Disney

    Outside food in, but durian can STAY OUT! Same with STINKY TOFU! This according to Shanghai’s Mickey Mouse. Disney’s Shanghai theme park is loosening its ban on outside food following a lawsuit earlier this year, but the home of Mickey Mouse still won’t tolerate visitors taking in instant noodles or pungent foods such as durian. A student, ‘Wang’, filed a lawsuit…

  • Thai Life

    University of Canberra urgently evacuates students after ‘gas leak’

    …but Asian students wouldn’t have bothered rushing to the doors. Tertiary students have had to evacuate an exam room in the Australian capital of Canberra following a suspected gas leak and foul stench that was making the students ill. Staff at the University of Canberra library were forced to evacuate the building. But a search from security staff found that…