Arch Intern Med 23 Apr 2007

Yes, I had better give in and go for continuous positive pressure ventilation. At least it would keep me quiet at night and according to this systematic review, it would lower my blood pressure.

The best thing to be when you’re old is a bit fat. Pick a BMI of about 28 and stay there: you might live a bit longer if you let it creep above 30, but you are likely to have more disability. This heartening news comes from a big American survey: the editorial quotes Falstaff saying “Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty