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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”