Medical Notes: Week of March 17, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 17, 2019.

17-28 Segment 2: The Science of Smell

  The sense of smell evokes powerful memories and makes food taste good, but it also has important functions in interpersonal relations and personal safety. Experts discuss the science behind it. Read the entire transcript here.  Guests: Dr. Charles Wysocki, Behavioral Neuroscientist Emeritus, Monell Chemical Senses Center Neil Pasricha, author, The Book of Awesome Links … Continue reading 17-28 Segment 2: The Science of Smell

17-24 Segment 2: The Sense of Touch

A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch and what can happen when it's not working as it should

16-06 Segment 1: New Findings on Stuttering

New research on stuttering has several new findings including a much more successful way to treat it.

15-08 Story 2: The Sense of Touch

  Synopsis: The sense of touch is often taken lightly, yet it conveys more emotion than any other sense because it literally has a separate emotional wiring system. A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch, how it works, the power it has over everyday decisions, and what can happen when it's not working as it … Continue reading 15-08 Story 2: The Sense of Touch