Patient preferences considered for the first time in FDA decision to approve first-of-kind obesity device

January 29, 2015

RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, partnered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct a study on patients’ preferences which contributed to the Agency’s regulatory decision to approve the Maestro Rechargeable System, a first-of-kind device to treat obesity.

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Incisional hernia repairs among older men rose 24.2 percent from 2001 to 2010

January 27, 2015

Incisional hernia repairs among men age 65 years and older rose 24.2 percent in the United States from 2001 to 2010, according to a study by researchers from RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

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Many U.S. consumers do not use a food thermometer when cooking poultry, despite hazardous risks

January 26, 2015

Many consumers do not follow some recommended food safety practices when handling raw poultry at home, according to a study conducted by RTI International, Tennessee State University and Kansas State University.

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