Monday May 20
Effect of fluid and sodium restrictions on weight loss among patients with heart failure
A clinical trial of 75 patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure suggests that aggressive fluid and sodium restriction has no effect on weight loss or clinical stability at three days but was associated with an increase in perceived thirst, according to a study published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine , a JAMA Network ... (more)
Monday May 20
NI firm lands World Cup contract
A County Armagh company has won a contract for more than A 1m to work on six of the football pitches to be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
TAM A320 at Porto Alegre on May 17th 2013, bird strike
A TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200, registration PR-MYP performing flight JJ-3072 from Porto Alegre,RS to Brasilia,DF , was in the initial climb out of Porto Alegre's runway 11 when the left hand engine ingested a bird causing the engine to emit a loud bang and streaks of flames.
Lucia Koch's first solo exhibition in the United States opens at Christopher Grimes Gallery
Christopher Grimes Gallery announces an exhibition of new work by Lucia Koch. This will be Koch's first solo exhibition in the United States and her first with the gallery.
UPDATE 1-Brazil's Gerdau beats estimates but overall results disappoint
Brazil's Gerdau SA slightly beat first-quarter net income estimates on Tuesday as costs rose less than expected, signaling that the largest steelmaker in the Americas is banking on prudence to bolster profits.
Azul expands in Sao Paulo Guarulhos
Azul started flying on the 900-kilometre route from SA o Paulo Guarulhos to Porto Alegre , the capital of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, on 27 April.
Flamengo confirms interest in Moreno
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 : Brazilian football giants Flamengo have confirmed their interest in signing former Wigan Athletic and current Gremio striker Marcelo Moreno.