A new genomic technology could contribute to greater understanding of what causes stillbirths by identifying cases of genetic abnormalities, according to results reported by a National Institutes of Health research network established to find the causes of stillbirth as well as ways to prevent...
China faces immense growth in its aging population and must tackle significant policy challenges to shape a viable long-term care system, according to a new paper by researchers at RTI International and colleagues.
One in five American adults aged 18 or older, or 45.6 million people, had mental illness in the past year, according to a report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and compiled by RTI International.
David Denton, a senior director of business development in RTI International's Engineering and Technology Unit, has been re-elected to the Gasification Technology Council's Executive Committee.
Policies that ban tobacco product displays at the point of sale may help reduce youth smoking by deterring youth from purchasing tobacco products at retail stores, according to a new study by RTI International and Tarheel Technologies.
Among individuals with chronic kidney disease, African Americans experience faster progression of the disease during later stages compared with other races, according to a study by researchers at RTI International and colleagues.
RTI International Launches Online Platform for Public Health Professionals to Share Quality Improvement Experiences
RTI International, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently launched an online resource for public health professionals to share results and lessons learned from quality improvement initiatives, www.phqix.org.
Mimicking public health strategies, such as maintaining good “cyber hygiene,” could improve cyber security, according to a new paper by a team of economists and public health researchers at RTI International.
Informing a child that a parent has been diagnosed with cancer is very difficult, and parents are not always well equipped for the conversation. To make the conversation a little easier, researchers at RTI International collaborated with Washington University in St. Louis to develop an Internet...
RTI International’s nanofiber lighting improvement technology (NLITe™) won the Energy Institute’s 2012 Innovation Award. The Energy Institute awards recognize individuals and organizations in the global energy industry for setting new standards of excellence and innovation.