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RTI International named Data Coordinating Center for Neonatal Research Network


RTI International has recently been awarded a new five-year cooperative agreement research grant from NICHD to continue in its role as the network’s Data Coordinating Center (DCC), as it has done since 1998. For over 30 years, the Neonatal Research Network (NRN) has provided critical...

A Call for Ideas to Curb the Spread of Misinformation


Much of the current discussion of misinformation as a societal concern has highlighted how much inaccurate information is available online or in news media. Yet what makes misinformation a particularly acute problem today is its ability to spread rapidly and pervasively—as people post false...

New taskforce aims to curb non-communicable diseases worldwide


COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Lancet Taskforce on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and economics, a partner of the World Health Organization’s Independent High-Level Commission on NCDS, has launched at the WHO NCD Financing meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, on April 10, 2018. Non-communicable...