EVERY year, more than 4,500 men in Northern Ireland are diagnosed with cancer – that's 12 men every day, according to Action Cancer which is currently promoting its men's health check, this time with the help of new ambassador Shane Nolan.The singer – and son of high profile couple, Shane Ritchie and Coleen Nolan – has recently joined forces with the Northern Ireland charity to help raise awareness of the importance of a male 'MOT' which includes some basic health tests for blood pressure, cholesterol levels, blood glucose and body composition analysis.Although men are 14 per cent more likely than women to develop cancer, Caroline Hughes, health improvement manager with the charity, says they are more reluctant to go to the doctor at a time when the disease could be detected at an early, more treatable stage. Nolan, whose three aunts – the famous Nolan sisters, Bernie, Anne and Linda – have all been struck by the disease (Bernie passed away in 2013 at the … [Read more...] about Shane Nolan, singer and Action Cancer ambassador, urges men to get a health MOT
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The Apple Watch Series 4 is packed with new features: an FDA cleared electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG), a faster processor, better screen and louder speaker wrapped in a sleeker exterior. But the best thing about Series 4 may be the fact that it's made the Series 3 that much more affordable. The previous generation of Apple's smartwatch shares a lot of the same specs that make the Series 4 great, and the aluminum version is $130 cheaper. So, which one is right for you?Obviously, if you don't mind paying more, you should get the Series 4. However, for those of you who want to know the key differences, keep reading.Which Apple Watch looks and feels better?At first glance, both the Apple Watch Series 4 and its predecessor seem to share the same basic design: square watch face with rounded edges, swappable bands and a variety of metal finishes to choose from in two sizes. To spot the differences we need to take a closer look. The Series 4 has a slimmer body, but its screen is actually 35 … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 4 vs Series 3: How to choose?
If you’ve been holding off on a smartwatch purchase for the last few years, now is the time to cave in and pick up a tiny wrist-based computer. The awkward adolescent phase of smartwatches is over, and modern smartwatches are beautiful things, with masses of power and helpful features perfectly suited to life on your wrist. But which smartwatch do you pick? Both Samsung and Apple, the juggernauts of mobile tech, offer exceptional examples with the Samsung Galaxy Watch and the Apple Watch Series 4. But which one is better for you? We took a look to find out. Specs Samsung Galaxy Watch Apple Watch Series 4 Display size 42mm/46mm 40mm/44mm Body size 42mm: 41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 46mm: 46 x 49 x 13mm. 40mm: 40 x 34 x 10.7 44mm: 44 x 38 x 10.7 Resolution 360 x 360 pixels 40mm: 324 x 394 pixels. 44mm: 368 x 448 Touchscreen 42mm: 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display 46mm: 1.3-inch Super AMOLED display LTPO OLED Retina display w/ Force Touch Wireless interface Bluetooth … [Read more...] about Galaxy Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 4: Which one is the smartest?
Apple watches could add two years to your life, a major study suggests. Research on 400,000 adults found that those who used fitness trackers linked to reward schemes saw activity levels increase by more than a third. The findings - from the largest ever study of behavioural technology - amount to around an extra two years’ life expectancy, insurance experts said. Participants with an Apple watch made monthly payments of up to £12.50, depending on their activity levels - with nothing at all to pay if monthly exercise targets were achieved. Those with the trackers managed 4.8 days activity a month on average - compared with 3.5 days among those without such devices, the independent study by Rand Europe found. Some of the biggest changes were seen among those who were overweight and those who were the least active to begin with. The research, commissioned by health insurers Vitality, which runs such a scheme in the UK, came as Health Secretary Matt Hancock urged the … [Read more...] about Apple Watch could add two years to your life, research suggests
James Anderson, Associated Press Updated 2:55 pm PDT, Saturday, November 3, 2018 FILE - In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, file photograph, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton speaks after introducing his running mate, Lang Sias, during a news conference in a military aircraft museum in Denver. Stapleton, who has served two terms as the state's treasurer, is facing Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the race for the state's top official. less FILE - In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, file photograph, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton speaks after introducing his running mate, Lang Sias, during a news conference in a ... more Photo: David Zalubowski, AP Jared Polis, left, Democratic candidate for Colorado's governorship, greets a canvasser before he sets out to talk to voters Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in north Denver. Jared Polis, left, Democratic candidate … [Read more...] about Health care, Trump among diverse stands of Colorado hopefuls