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Biodiversity Swiss highland grasslands are in decline

A study of meadows and pastures has shown that those at higher elevations are in worse condition than they were 20 years ago.

This content was published on October 21, 2019 3:17 PM

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Clots of potential Geneva researchers discover molecule responsible for tissue damage in heart attacks

A research team in Switzerland has discovered the lipid responsible for killing tissue during a heart attack, offering new hope for treatments.

This content was published on October 14, 2019 5:20 PM

Aging well Well-educated older people report better health

The latest federal health survey of people 55 and older reveals that social factors such as education influence health into old age.

This content was published on October 14, 2019 11:23 AM

Companies targeted Unions urge probe on asbestos-linked deaths

Unions want a probe into company practices in relation to recent asbestos-linked deaths.

This content was published on October 12, 2019 4:38 PM

Mental health Mad Pride in Geneva aims to destigmatise mental illnesses

Some 500 people have taken to the streets of Geneva as part of the first Mad Pride to be held in Switzerland.

This content was published on October 10, 2019 6:50 PM

Pink tax in Switzerland Skirts and tampons taxed more than menswear and Viagra

These are just two Swiss examples of the pink tax. Read on for more on why women are paying more and what’s being done about it.

Sexual health New cases of HIV at record low in Switzerland

The number of HIV diagnoses in Switzerland has reached an all-time low thanks to screening and early treatment.

This content was published on October 7, 2019 11:35 AM

HI-tech pharma Novartis and Microsoft to develop drugs using AI

Novartis and Microsoft have signed a five-year partnership aimed at transforming the Basel-based pharma’s business using AI.

This content was published on October 1, 2019 7:15 PM

Presumed consent Three-quarters of Swiss back new organ donation system

Three out of four Swiss (76%) are in favour of a new organ donation system that would move from explicit to presumed consent.

This content was published on September 30, 2019 3:13 PM