Chile's national police committed "serious human rights violations" as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25 lives, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday in a report calling for reform of the force.
Work stress and impaired sleep are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension. That's the finding of research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1
Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu — including death — and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly if they are sick enough to be hospitalized with flu symptoms, according to updated guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
Over the past decade, California farmers have been seeing symptoms of climate change in their fields and orchards: less winter chill, crops blooming earlier, more heat waves and years of drought when the state baked in record temperatures.
Iran says it has started talks with global engineering giants Siemens and Rolls-Royce over power projects – a development that experts say show the country is gradually opening up to investors after the removal of the sanctions.
Iran’s Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi said the recent terrorist attacks in the Lebanese and French capitals should be regarded as a “serious alarm” when it comes to coordination of security measures in Iran.