Scientific consortium collaborates on NIH cloud computing platform to accelerate biomedical discoveries
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC —The rise of “Big Data” presents many challenges for biomedical researchers as they strive to advance scientific knowledge and discoveries.
Study: Colleges with fewer women less likely to publish sexual assault policies, definitions of consent
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Small, private colleges with fewer female students are less likely than larger public colleges to have sexual assault policies and a definition of sexual consent on their websites, according to a new study from researc
New tool uses 911 data to help police make better operational decisions and improve use and deployment of critical assets
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and PHILADELPHIA, PA—When citizens place a call for service (CFS) through 911, police, firefighters, or paramedics respond. In urban settings across the US, demand for these services are high and resources are limited.
New program aims to increase use and adherence of HIV preventive medicine among girls and women in South Africa
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – A new program aims to increase the use of HIV preexposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) among vulnerable adolescent girls and young women who
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC - In states where use of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes is legal, some consumers prefer eating their marijuana vs. smoking or vaporizing the drug.
RTI International and USAID to improve agricultural market systems and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with RTI International on a new cooperative agreement to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to
Study shows students with the lowest student loan debt tend to default more than students carrying more debt
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—As higher education tuition levels continue to rise, there’s concern that increasing student loan debt will lead to higher default rates.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection had a fetus or baby with Zika-related complications in 2016. The proportion of Zika-r
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC– Electronic Clinical Decision Support (CDS) tools provide doctors with up-to-date evidence and information—often at the point of care delivery—to guide patient care.