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Maharashtra FDA raps Mc Donald’s on the knuckles over carbonated drinks

The Food and Drugs Administration of Maharashtra has ordered fast food giant McDonald’s to immediately stop selling carbonated drinks, containing artificial sweeteners, in unpacked containers because they did not carry health warnings.The FDA order dated March 15 comes after the regulatory body during an inspection of the Hardcastle Restaurant Pvt Ltd, a McDonald’s family restaurant at Kolhapur earlier this month found that that the establishment was manufacturing and selling carbonated...

Move over Microsoft: Google-backed startup Magic Leap may release $1,000 'light-field' smart glasses this year

The augmented reality glasses will add graphics on top of real-world objectsSmartphone notifications and applications will be projected at eye level Magic Leap is backed by $542 million (£435 million) in funding led by GoogleApple has also been rumoured to be developing its own smart glasses By Harry Pettit For MailonlinePublished: 06:48 EDT, 29 March 2017 | Updated: 07:38 EDT, 29 March 2017 Secretive startup Magic Leap will release its highly anticipated 'light-field' smart glasses...

Training Your Brain So That You Don’t Need Reading Glasses

Austin FraktTHE NEW HEALTH CAREBy middle age, the lenses in your eyes harden, becoming less flexible. Your eye muscles increasingly struggle to bend them to focus on this print.But a new form of training — brain retraining, really — may delay the inevitable age-related loss of close-range visual focus so that you won’t need reading glasses. Various studies say it works, though no treatment of any kind works for everybody.The increasing difficulty of reading small print that begins in middle...