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Cause explained Post resumes drone flights after Zurich accident

Swiss Post is to restart drone flights for healthcare services, which were grounded after an accident involving a drone on Lake Zurich in January.

This content was published on April 12, 2019 3:11 PM

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Trisa's Dental democracy Swiss toothbrush company gives workers a say

Toothbrushes made by Swiss family enterprise Trisa clean the teeth of people on every continent. The company has a unique employee philosophy.

Reimbursements Swiss medical community stands up for Alzheimer patients

Leading Swiss medical institutions are calling for Alzheimer diagnosis and treatment to be reimbursed by compulsory health care institutions.

This content was published on April 7, 2019 5:23 PM

Vaping Swiss lab finds toxic substances in Philip Morris e-cigarette

Highly toxic substances escape from the filters of IQOS electronic cigarettes produced by the Swiss-based tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris.

This content was published on April 7, 2019 1:10 PM

Export concern Swiss medical device firms wary of Brexit bottlenecks

Certificates for Swiss devices issued by British notified bodies could be rendered void in the European Union post-Brexit. 

This content was published on April 4, 2019 11:29 AM

Shots in Switzerland Vaccine scepticism – a phenomenon in affluent societies

Some parents in Switzerland decide not to have their children vaccinated, which prevents the full eradication of certain diseases. Why?

Addiction survey Lure of e-cigarettes for schoolchildren raises alarm

Half of Swiss boys and a third of girls aged 15 have tried e-cigarettes at least once, suggests a survey of addiction among schoolchildren. The ...

This content was published on March 28, 2019 3:30 PM

Electromagnetic smog Swiss fear effects of 5G antennas

Fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications antennas are starting to go up in Switzerland. Not everyone is happy about this. 

Newsweek CHUV ranked among ten best hospitals worldwide

The Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) says it is proud to have been placed ninth in a global ranking of hospitals by the American magazine Newsweek.

This content was published on March 22, 2019 11:08 AM

Bless you! Why are allergies on the rise in Switzerland?

Soon, even people living high up in the Swiss Alps will no longer be safe from allergies like hay fever.

‘Papyrus’ project Geneva to regularise 3,500 clandestine immigrants

Around 3,500 undocumented migrants living in Geneva are expected to be regularised under the ‘Papyrus’ scheme launched in 2015.