Scent of Musk The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson's

So far, no cure has been found for Parkinson's. It is only possible to treat the symptoms. But a nurse in Scotland can smell the disease before it is diagnosed, and researchers are hoping she can help on the search for a breakthrough.
Von Timofey Neshitov und Daniel Etter
Joy Milne and her valuable nose

Joy Milne and her valuable nose

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A sebum swab from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology.

A sebum swab from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology.

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Joy Milne conducting a smell test in the office of Perdita Barran.

Joy Milne conducting a smell test in the office of Perdita Barran.

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Leslie Milne together with his family before his death

Leslie Milne together with his family before his death

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A page of Joy Milne's journal

A page of Joy Milne's journal

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A wedding photo of Joy and Leslie Milne

A wedding photo of Joy and Leslie Milne

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