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— Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a well-known, but poorly understood disease. Experts do not yet know what causes ME/CFS, nor are lab tests available to diagnose the condition. What is known is that ME/CFS is disabling, complex, and...
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, North Carolina — RTI International is among a group of organizations that will collaborate on solutions to opioid use and related public-health problems in an eight-county region at North Carolina’s western tip. North Carolina is no exception to the opioid...
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.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— As part of a new five-year award from the National Human Genome Research Institute, RTI International will expand the PhenX Toolkit, a web-based catalog of standard measures for use in collaborative research.