Health

New test can help distinguish between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

New test can help distinguish between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

In the study , researchers randomly assigned overweight individuals with prediabetes to take sildenafil or placebo, an inactive drug, over three months. "This may save people with Type 2 diabetes from being treated with insulin unnecessarily, but also stop the rare but serious occurrence of people with Type 1 being initially treated with tablets inappropriately and running of the risk of severe illness".


Shonda Rhimes & Oprah Winfrey Reveal Why They'll Never Get Married

Shonda Rhimes & Oprah Winfrey Reveal Why They'll Never Get Married

A television titan who not long ago was legendary for shunning interviews and the media spotlight, she was relaxed and reflective as she shared with a reporter how "everybody asks: 'What happened to you?' I don't know what to say, except that I had this weird, transformative experience and I feel like I've completely changed my life from top to bottom".


Beta patch to arrive on Steam next week

Beta patch to arrive on Steam next week

Bethesda says the game is its "most robust and solid release ever", but admits it's far from flawless, and as such will be releasing frequent patches to get things improved. A number of bugs have been identified by users, as previously reported , including one glitch that allows users to gain an infinite number of bottle caps, the in-game currency.


Final day of Asia-Pacific talks sidetracked by sea dispute

Final day of Asia-Pacific talks sidetracked by sea dispute

China claims sovereignty over most of the South China Sea , which is one of the world's busiest and most vital shipping lanes and believed to contain rich fishing grounds and possibly large oil and gas deposits. Liu told reporters in Beijing, "but we haven't done this". "We discussed the impact of China's reclamation and construction activities on regional stability".