Oxford MediStress, a spin-out company from the University of Oxford, is
commercialising a novel in vitro blood test device which provides the first
objective, quantitative measurement of stress. The rapid test, which works from
a single drop of blood, is already being used to monitor recovery in footballers
from English Premiership football clubs.
|Stress: The Curse of the 21st Century
Stress has been called the scourge of the 21st century. An estimated 1 in 10
people suffer from work-related stress (Health & Safety Exec Info Sheet, Feb
2002) at a cost to the British economy of £3.7 billion annually in lost output.
Studies have shown that excessive stress over a prolonged period can lead to
mental & physical illness, including depression, nervous breakdown and heart
|Our proprietary method can be used in a number of ways including: