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Press and media involving the IT'IS Foundation

PRESS

19/02/2019

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NZZ am Sonntag Asks "Can Mobile Phones Make You Sick?"

In an article in the NZZ am Sonntag, the results of the NTP study – that cell phone radiation can cause cancer in rats – are discussed. However, the US Department of Health claims that the findings cannot be extended to human exposures.

 
PRESS

18/02/2019

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Non-Compliance of Mobile Devices Addressed in "Beobachter"

The Swiss magazine “Beobachter” reports the results of mobile phone market surveillance of France's L'Agence nationale des fréquences (ANFR).

 
PRESS

02/11/2018

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Global Excitement about Spinal Cord Injury Results Published in Nature

A paper – co-authored by Esra Neufeld and Niels Kuster – published 31 October 2018 in Nature, on the results of a study in which three paraplegic patients recovered the ability to walk after years of paralysis, has been widely covered in the popular press worldwide.

 
PRESS

23/10/2018

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Niels Kuster Interviewed for Article in Tages Anzeiger

Niels Kuster was interviewed for an article published in the Tages Anzeiger on how to minimize health risks associated with cellular phone use.

 
PRESS

28/09/2018

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IT'IS Research Reported in Beobachter

The Swiss news outlet Beobachter published an article on the contributions of IT'IS to the success of the NTP rodent study.

 
PRESS

20/04/2017

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Sven Kühn cited in article about in-ground base station antennas by the Swiss newspaper “Tagesanzeiger”

Sven Kühn cited in article about in-ground base station antennas by the Swiss newspaper "Tagesanzeiger".

 
PRESS

23/09/2016

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PRESS

30/09/2014

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Medicalphysicsweb Column Highlights IT'IS Latest Paper on The Virtual Population 3.0

Medicalphysicsweb dedicates a column to IT'IS latest paper on The Virtual Population 3.0

 
PRESS

24/07/2012

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The Washington Times Dedicates a Column to the 2012 Workshop on EMF and Health Risk Research Organized by IT'IS

The Washington Times dedicates a column to the IT'IS organized workshop on "EMF Health Risk Research: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for the Future" to be held from October 21–26, 2012 in Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.

 
PRESS

09/01/2012

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nk@itis.swiss

 

The Observer Highlights Research on EMF and Cancer Treatment

The Guardian dedicated a column to the latest research on EMF and cancer treatment published in the British Journal of Cancer by Boris Pache and co-authors. This research was performed in collaboration with IT'IS. 

 
PRESS

01/12/2011

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Inside View of the IARC Monograph Meeting 102

The procedures of the IARC Monograph Program are described in the article, "The Eyes of the World Were Upon Us – An Inside View of the IARC Monograph Meeting 102: Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risks of RF-EMF to Humans" by Meike Mevissen and Christopher J. Portier

 
PRESS

31/05/2011

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IARC Classifies RF EMF as Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of WHO has classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer, associated with wireless phone use.

 
PRESS

12/05/2011

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Press Conference: National Research Programme "Non-Ionising Radiation – Health and Environment" (NRP 57)

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) organized a national press conference on May 12, 2011, to present the results of the National Research Programme "Non-Ionising Radiation – Health and Environment" (NRP 57) to the general public.

 
PRESS

23/02/2011

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NIH Study on "Effects of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Signal Exposure on Brain Glucose Metabolism" Received World-Wide Media Coverage

Nora D. Volkow, Dardo Tomasi, Gene-Jack Wang, Paul Vaska, Joanna S. Fowler, Frank Telang, Dave Alexoff, Jean Logan, Christopher Wong, in JAMA 2011, Volume 305, Issue 8, pp. 808–813

In a preliminary communication in the February 23rd issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Nora Volkow and colleagues report on the effects of mobile phone radiofrequency (RF) signal exposure on brain glucose metabolism.

 
PRESS

02/02/2011

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Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2010–2015

This paper presents some of Cisco’s major global mobile data traffic projections and growth trends from 2010 to 2015

 
PRESS

21/01/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

ETH Life on 2010 Hans-Eggenberger Prize to Sven Kühn

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich's campus magazine ETH Life featured an article about the 2010 Hans-Eggenberger Prize that was recently awarded to Sven Kühn for his PhD (EMF Risk Assessment: Exposure Assessment and Compliance Testing in Complex Environments) completed at ITIS and IIS.

 
PRESS

21/11/2010

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Mobile Communication - Technoscope 2010

IT'IS Labs feature in the latest edition of Technoscope, No. 3/10, November 2010.

 

 

 
PRESS

07/05/2010

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Canadian Television Item Features IT'IS Research into Exposure of Energy Saving Bulbs

On May 7, a national Canadian news program featured a recently completed study by the IT'IS Foundation on human exposure to electromagnetic fields from energy saving light bulbs supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

 
PRESS

18/04/2010

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nk@itis.swiss

 

2010 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility

The 2010 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (APEMC) was held from April 12 to 16, 2010 at the Beijing International Convention Center with the theme of “EMC Harmonizes the World.”

 
PRESS

12/10/2009

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EU Workshop in Umeå, Sweden: Occupational Exposure to EMF: Paving the Way for a Future EU Initiative

Information link to do with the EU organized workshop regarding occupational exposure to EMF.

 
PRESS

14/09/2009

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nk@itis.swiss

 

US Senate Hearing on the Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

US Senate hearing on health effects of cell phone use.

 

 
PRESS

23/03/2009

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Discussion on new technologies in KABA magazine

January 2009, Professor Niels Kuster, Director of the IT'IS Foundation participated in a discussion on current new technologies with Ulrich Wydler, Head of Access + Data Systems EMEA at the KABA group.

 
PRESS

04/06/2007

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Swiss National Science Foundation 2006 Annual Report

The Swiss National Science Foundation, which has funded several IT'IS projects, released its 2006 Annual Report.

 
PRESS

01/03/2006

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Swiss Workshop Focused on Quality in EMF Research

Janet Lathrop, a journalist specializing in RF research, gives a broad and interesting review of the Monte Verità workshop on EMF Health Risk Research organized by the IT'IS Foundation November 2005.

 
PRESS

24/01/2006

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nk@itis.swiss

 

EMF Health Risk Research at Monte Verità, Switzerland

The conference summary as well as the presentations of the Monte Verità conference on EMF health risk research are now available on the Monte Verità website (under "results").

 
PRESS

26/08/2005

 

IT'IS Site Selected for Advertisement Shooting

Our entrance door was selected by the biggest retailer in Switzerland as a background for shooting their latest advertisement. Curiously, they are promoting mobile phones!

 
PRESS

22/04/2005

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IT'IS Foundation at the ETH 150 Years Exhibition, Welcome Tomorrow

The IT'IS Foundation presented its research achievements as part of the 150 year anniversary exhibit of the ETH Zurich at the Zurich main train station.

 
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