A cooling helmet helps prevent hair loss during chemotherapy. Hot flushes, which afflict women during the menopause, are equally undesirable.
But thanks to a young designer from England and his startup, these episodes could soon be a thing of the past.
His armband with integrated sensors detects hot flushes as they develop and activates a patch which cools the wrist.
This should make a trip to the kitchen sink or fridge superfluous and allow wearers to get a good night’s sleep.
Reducing symptoms such as mood swings or anxiety. The device is still in development.