Is your scent making you ill? Today’s obsession with perfuming everything from candles to bin liners could be to blame

By Victoria Lambert PUBLISHED:16:34 EST, 17  September 2012| UPDATED:16:45 EST, 17 September 2012 Nearly a third of people may suffer adverse health  effects from being exposed to scents The smell of fresh air is becoming something  of a distant memory, thanks to our increasing use of fragrance. From air  fresheners to scented candles, perfumed loo…

Coffee’s aroma kick-starts genes in the brain

Re-Post for Filing 2008 Contact: Michael Woods m_woods@acs.org 202-872-4400 American Chemical Society IMAGE:Scientists report that the simple inhalation of coffee by rats has changed their gene expressions in ways that help reduce sleep deprivation-induced stress.Click here for more information. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Drink coffee to send a wake-up call to the brain?…