Conclusions: Our findings suggest that left ventricular longitudinal relaxation velocity declines as a part of healthy aging and is largely prognostically benign. The use of age-based normative values when considering an elderly population improves the risk discrimination of diastolic measures for incident HF or death.
Source: Contemporary Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Older AdultsClinical Perspective | Circulation
Source: Systolic BP Predicts Later CVD in Blacks | Medpage Today
Despite what you may be thinking this is not a racist article.
Conclusion: Metformin use in patients with moderate CKD, CHF, or CLD with hepatic impairment is associated with improvements in key clinical outcomes. Our findings support the recent changes in metformin labeling.
Source: Metformin Use in Populations With CKD, CHF, or CLD | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
Japanese tinkerers created a tiny, flower-pollinating drone for a world without insects.
Source: Watch This $100 Drone Try to Do a Bumblebee’s Job
we are doomed.
Economist-mathematician Nassim Nicholas Taleb contends that there is a global riot against pseudo-experts
Source: ‘Trump makes sense to a grocery store owner’ – The Hindu
HT – Robert Gore.