Apple Says US Tariffs on China Would Hit ‘Wide Range’ of Products

Apple Says US Tariffs on China Would Hit ‘Wide Range’ of Products

A “wide range” of Apple products including the Apple Watch would be affected by proposed US tariffs on Chinese goods, the company told US trade officials, but gave no sign of an impact on its iPhone cash cow. Apple did not disclose specific revenues for most of the affected products, but of those the Apple Watch may be the biggest seller. It brought in about $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 44,000 crores) in revenue last year, according to an estimate from analyst firm Bernstein. That represents a small portion of Apple’s $229 billion (roughly Rs….

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Fake tanning products don’t protect you from skin cancer

Fake tanning products don’t protect you from skin cancer

Sunless tanning or fake tanning products like sprays, ointments, creams, foams, or lotions that promise tan skin without increased risk of skin cancer do not actually help prevent cancer. A new study conducted by the researchers of the University of Minnesota Medical School sought to assess the demographic characteristics and skin cancer risk behaviours of adult sunless tanners. Other factors associated with sunless tanning included having a family history of skin cancer. Adults who used sunless tanning products were more likely to use indoor tanning beds and were less likely to wear protective…

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PepsiCo to Launch 5 Products by Early Next Year

PepsiCo to Launch 5 Products by Early Next Year

Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India will launch up to five products by early 2017, intensifying its focus on nutrition and building a healthier portfolio of products. “We are moving as an organization towards creating a healthier portfolio, we have been working on developing products after understanding the local food palette and need for whole grains and nutrition in the Indian diet,” PepsiCo India VP-Nutrition Category Deepika Warrier told PTI. “We are looking at launching 4-5 new products by end this year or beginning of next year,” Warrier added. She…

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Eating Shark Products May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Eating Shark Products May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Consumed widely in Asia, shark products may not be actually that healthy for humans as researchers have found high concentrations of toxins linked to neuro degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease in the fins and muscles of sharks. “Our results suggest that humans who consume shark parts may be at a risk for developing neurological diseases.” said senior author of the study Deborah Mash, Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami in the US. Fins and muscle tissue samples were collected from 10 shark species found in the Atlantic…

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