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RTI International and IBM Research - Africa Forge Partnership for Data-Driven Development

RTI International - a leading nonprofit research institute - and IBM's Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy big data analytics and cognitive technologies to help transform development approaches in Africa and around the world.
15-Jul-2015 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Exposure to E-Cigarette TV Ads Increases Likelihood of Future Use

Adolescents who are exposed to e-cigarette TV advertising are more likely to try e-cigarettes in the future, according to a groundbreaking experiment from researchers at RTI International.
7-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exposure to National Tobacco Education Campaign Increased Intentions to Quit Smoking

A national tobacco education campaign, launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, featuring graphic, testimonial-style advertisements increased intentions to quit smoking, according to a study by RTI International.
26-May-2015 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Text Messaging Reduces Pain Medicine Requirements During Surgery

Patients who text messaged a stranger just before minor surgeries required less supplemental pain relief than patients receiving standard therapy or distraction techniques, according to a recently published study conducted by researchers at RTI...
27-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International to Test PTSD Treatment for U.S. Service Members

RTI International is leading a study on a medical procedure that offers the potential for fast-acting symptom relief for U.S. service members with PTSD.
14-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One-Third of College STEM Majors Switch Fields by Graduation

About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor's degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields...
2-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Electronic Cigarette Vapors Contain Toxins and Have the Potential to Be a Public Health Concern


On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) second public workshop to explore the public health considerations associated with e-cigarettes, nonprofit research organization RTI International released a new research paper "Exhaled...
12-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults Over 30 to Rise 27 Percent by 2030


The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in the United States, according to a new report led by RTI International and published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases during March's National Kidney Month
2-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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