Maintaining a low room temperature can reduce MS symptoms.
During chemotherapy, meanwhile, a cool head can – literally – help prevent hair loss.
The blood vessels under the scalp constrict in the cold, meaning they are reached by fewer chemicals. Minimising damage to the roots.
Hair loss is one of the most feared side-effects associated with chemo, and existing methods of cooling have proved both unwieldy and expensive.
Now a female founder and breast cancer survivor from the US has taken it upon herself to develop a rolling system with an attached cooling helmet.
Enabling patients to move freely during infusions – thus freeing up seats for other patients.