Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 01 September 2017 Forget about smartphones, the latest innovation is in smart underwear. Forget about smartphones, the latest innovation is in smart underwear. A team of US engineers are developing mechanised undergarments which provide relief from lower back strain. Made out of a variety of fabrics, the invention consists of two sections joined by sturdy straps across the middle back. When the user requires back support, a simple double tap engages the straps, significantly reducing stress in the lower back extensor muscles. In future, embedded sensors may be able to activate such devices automatically if the stress on the lower back becomes excessive. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health How the parks in your city could boost your mood Lifestyle Study finds that employees don’t mind being replaced – as long as the replacement is a robot Medical Many 'anti-vaxxer' parents would switch doctors over vaccination policy Parenting Could excessive fluoride consumption during pregnancy lower your baby's IQ? News How 'Dr Google' helps some patients diagnose a rare disease Medical How the timing of meals can influence heart attack recovery Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.