Heart-on-a-chip mimics drug response seen in humans

Researchers from TARA Biosystems, Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today published data demonstrating that TARA’s engineered heart-on-a-chip system replicated drug responses found in adult humans. The findings, published in the journal Toxicological Sciences, show TARA’s 3-D-cardiac tissue platform can predict how human hearts will respond to a wide range of drugs, Continue Reading

Habitual physical activity found to increase appetite control response

A systematic review published in the journal Sports Medicine has looked at whether appetite control differs according to levels of physical activity. A team of researchers from the University of Leeds in the U.K. assessed whether physically active individuals have more sensitive control over appetite compared to inactive individuals. The Continue Reading

Chronic Stress Of Workplace Bullying And Cortisol Response

This paper will explore a theoretical model linking the chronic stress of workplace bullying with alterations in cortisol secretion, provide qualitative descriptions and definitions of bullying, and describe tools that have been developed to operationalize the construct. Further, the use of salivary cortisol assays to measure free serum cortisol will Continue Reading