The city was founded as Vila Madalena in 1611, and features a number of historical buildings from the colonial period. The first president of the Republic of Brazil, Marshal (Portuguese:Marechal) Deodoro da Fonseca, was born in Vila Madalena and the city was later re-named in his honour.
Researchers from Federal University Publish New Studies and Findings in the Area of Blood Pressure.(Clinical report)
Apr 25, 2011; Researchers detail in 'Concurrent determinants of blood pressure among adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas...