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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

Teens Likely to Combine Multiple Forms of Tobacco, Study Finds

Teens who use tobacco products are likely to use more than one product, including e-cigarettes, hookahs and pipes, and smokeless tobacco, according to a new study by RTI International.
6-Feb-2015 10:30 AM EST

Patient Preferences Considered for the First Time in FDA Decision to Approve First-of-Kind Obesity Device

RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, partnered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct a study on patients' preferences which contributed to the Agency's regulatory decision to approve the Maestro...
29-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Incisional Hernia Repairs Among Older Men Rose 24.2 Percent From 2001 to 2010

Incisional hernia repairs among men age 65 years and older rose 24.2 percent in the United States from 2001 to 2010, according to a study by researchers from RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
27-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Many U.S. Consumers Do Not Use a Food Thermometer When Cooking Poultry, Despite Hazardous Risks

Many consumers do not follow some recommended food safety practices when handling raw poultry at home, according to a study conducted by RTI International, Tennessee State University and Kansas State University.
26-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

National Commission Launched to Address Hunger in America


In an effort to find ways to help Americans who have difficulty affording sufficient healthy food for themselves and their families, Congress has appointed a bipartisan National Commission on Hunger, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of...
21-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

New Imaging Catheter for Treatment of Heart Disease Could Reduce Cardiac Intervention Complications


An emerging 3-D imaging catheter aims to provide cardiologists with a live view from inside the heart during cardiac catheterizations. Developed by RTI International, the catheter contains an ultrasound microarray made using semiconductor circuit...
15-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

RTI International to Use Social Media Data for E-Cigarette Surveillance and Policy Research


RTI International will pursue how the use of social media data can help researchers understand the proliferation of electronic cigarettes as part of research project grant from the National Institutes of Health Collaborative Research on Addiction...
10-Dec-2014 10:30 AM EST

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