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PlayStation 4 gets PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in December

  • Preorders for the $30 game kick off today, and the battle royale launches December 7.
  • Like with the Xbox version, PUBG on PlayStation 4 is getting a digital and physical disc release.
  • If you preorder any version, you’ll get codes to redeem a Nathan Drake skin set and a backpack that looks like Ellie’s from The Last of Us. PUBG Corp.
  • So now PlayStation 4 owners can choose between H1Z1, PUBG, Fortnite, and Call of Duty’s BOBO.
  • PUBG is going to have a tough time competing as the late-comer on PlayStation 4 — especially because Fortnite is free.
  • PUBG likely still won’t run as well as Fortnite or BOBO, but the game has slowly improved in terms of optimization on Xbox over the last 12 months.
  • Battle royale is going to show up in every game just like capture-the-flag did 20 years ago.

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Could blue light reduce blood pressure?

  • The results of an investigation into the effects of blue light on high blood pressure were recently published in the European Journal of Preventative Cardiology.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure is a primary or contributing cause of almost 1,000 deaths every day in the U.S. Hypertension is also a risk factor for more serious conditions, such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease.
  • Blood pressure is, on average, lower during the summer months, and some research has linked high levels of long-term sunlight exposure to a reduced risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.
  • Recently, researchers from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf in Germany joined forces to investigate whether blue light without UV wavelengths has the potential to ease hypertension.
  • For the first time, researchers assessed whether blue light exposure could produce enough NO to significantly reduce high blood pressure.

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Smartwatches know you’re getting a cold days before you feel ill

  • Wearable tech can now detect when you’re about to fall ill, simply by tracking your vital signs.
  • For over a year he had been wearing seven sensors to test their reliability, when suddenly they began to show abnormal readings.
  • Snyder and his team have now demonstrated that smartwatches can be used to detect the first signs of illness.
  • More than 40 volunteers wore the devices for up to two years, which continuously monitored their pulse and skin temperature.
  • The team found the devices would record unusually high heart rates, and sometimes higher skin temperatures, up to three days before the volunteers had symptoms of a cold or other infection.
  • Continuous tracking of your vital signs is more informative than having a doctor measure them once a year and comparing them with population averages, Snyder says.

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