Media Releases

19.07.2018 - 00:01:00

Mobile Phone Radiation may Affect Memory Performance in Adolescents

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the... More...

06.06.2018 - 09:00:00

Mit dem trinationalen Interreg-Projekt TIGER gemeinsam gegen die Asiatische Tigermücke am Oberrhein

Die Asiatische Tigermücke konnte sich in den vergangenen Jahren an mehreren Orten in der Oberrheinregion etablieren. Das im Juni 2018 startende trinationale Projekt TIGER möchte... More...

20.04.2018 - 10:02:19

Mehr Innovation – Weniger Armut: Basler Institutionen spielen gegen Malaria auf

Basel hat eine lange Tradition auf dem Gebiet der Malaria. Seit Jahrzehnten setzen sich öffentliche und private Institutionen in der Stadt mit moderner Wissenschaft und globalem... More...

15.03.2018 - 19:00:00

New Understanding of Parasite Biology Might Help Stop Malaria Transmission

Researchers at Swiss TPH made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. This... More...

04.01.2018 - 14:24:53

Matthias Schmid-Huberty New Administrative Director at Swiss TPH

Matthias Schmid-Huberty is the new Administrative Director at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). On January 1, 2018, he succeeded Stefan Mörgeli who had... More...

08.12.2017 - 11:00:00

International Experts Discuss Innovative Strategies to Tackle Parasitic Worms

Parasitic worm infections – or helminthiases – affect more than one billion people and have a considerable public health impact in many parts of the world. On 7 – 8 December 2017,... More...

23.11.2017 - 18:18:23

“We have to seek out risks in order to improve prevention.”

Around 300 specialists met on 22 and 23 November 2017 at the Swiss Public Health Conference in Basel to examine personalised health from scientific, ethical and economic... More...

04.08.2017 - 16:00:00

Akuter Durchfall belastet Schweizer Volkswirtschaft

Magen-Darm-Erkrankungen führen in der Schweiz zu beträchtlichen Erwerbsausfällen und verursachen hohe volkswirtschaftliche Kosten. Dies ist das Resultat einer Studie, die das... More...

20.06.2017 - 15:00:00

Transportation Noise Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes

Transportation noise increases risk for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This is shown by the first results of the SiRENE study under the lead of Swiss TPH, which was... More...

16.06.2017 - 16:00:00

Radon Increases Risk for Malignant Skin Cancer

A new study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) about residential radon exposure in Switzerland shows that the radioactive gas radon increases the risk... More...