In Brief

Headset from Valkee uses bright light to align the body's rhythm with the sun during transmeridian travel

The Finnish startup Valkee, which has previously released products for treating seasonal affective disorder has launched the Human Charger as its latest gadget for combating the effects of jet lag in travelers.

According to a recently released study, the bright light-emitting headset—which users can now coordinate with other aspects of their pre- and post-travel routines via a new app—has shown significant effectiveness in supporting a traveler’s overall recovery from jet lag in the days following travel.

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