Day: December 3, 2018

Google is reportedly shuttting down Hangouts in 2020

Google two years ago replaced its Hangouts app with Allo and Duo for consumers, while pushing the Hangouts brand as the enterprise solution with Hangouts Chat and Meet for chat and video conferencing scenarios respectively. While the original google Hangouts Web and Android apps remained functional, they received few updates besides big fices,

Emulsifiers added to food may be causing cancer, new study finds

Emulsifiers, food additives that are used to extend shelf life and create a better food texture, may be causing colon cancer and colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Research. For the study, researchers in at the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University fed mice with polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose

Diabetes science: Chinese cinnamon demonstrates excellent anti-diabetic activity

Researchers from the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) University in Malaysia revealed that Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) has antioxidant and antidiabetic activities. These findings, which were published in the journal Pharmacognosy Research, were based on the results of in vitro and in vivo studies. Over the years, the economic cost

Dani Alves slams ‘disgraceful’ Madrid Libertadores final decision

Paris Saint-Germain’s Dani Alves took to social media to voice his anger at the decision to play the Copa Libertadores final in Madrid. Dani Alves has vehemently opposed the decision to play the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final at the Santiago Bernabeu. CONMEBOL opted to move the fixture to

Ballon d’Or 2018 shortlist, date and time: with Luka Modric favourite to win in Paris tonight

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have shared football’s most iconic individual prize between them for the past 10 years but this could be the year that the Ballon d’Or duopoly is ended. Luka Modric is the bookmakers’ favourite to claim France Football’s prize, currently held by Ronaldo, after his sparkling form

Curcumin: A major breakthrough in cancer prevention and treatment?

Curmeric has many uses around the world. Whether it’s being used as a spice in curries, as a natural food-based coloring agent or in medicine, this golden-hued root is up to the task. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is prescribed for a number of ailments, including pain and inflammation. As Western

Cristiano Ronaldo to snub Ballon d’Or ceremony

It seems the Juventus star already knows he isn’t going to win Luka Modrić is going to win the 2018 Ballon d’Or and Cristiano Ronaldo has therefore decided there’s no point in him attending the awards ceremony. At least, that’s according to Sky Italy, who report that Ronaldo will finish

Sergio Aguero sits out as injured Manchester City trio return

Sergio Aguero is not in the Manchester City squad to face Bournemouth amid reports Pep Guardiola has opted to rest his top scorer. Aguero had started every top-flight match for the reigning champions this season and leads the Premier League goal charts with eight. Gabriel Jesus start up front for

Microsoft directs Windows Phone users to download Android To-Do app

In the latest in the ongoing Windows Phone is dead and Microsoft does not care saga, reports that Microsoft is redirecting Windows Phone users to the Google Play Store to download the Android To-Do app when they receive an invite to a shared Microsoft To-Do list. What makes the issue particularly galling

Certain symptoms of knee osteoarthritis can be reduced with Thai black ginger

People who regularly suffer from the effects of knee osteoporosis might want to give Thai black ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) a shot for relief. In a study published in the Journal of Natural Medicines, scientists found that this type of ginger has been found to reduce the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis. Thai black ginger is

Red peppers help reduce inflammation

Research has found that red peppers, particularly the Capsicum baccatum species, contain bioactive compounds that may be used to fight inflammation and treat inflammatory-related diseases. The study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, assessed the anti-inflammatory effects of red pepper extracts using both laboratory testing and clinical trials. Researchers at the Federal University