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C. A. V. Nogueira, M.D.
Sepsis, a deadly condition that must be treated fast
Saturday February 2, 2019 7:01AM ET
SepsisSepsis, septicaemia or blood poisoning as it is known, is a serious complication of an infection that can't wait: without fast help it can lead to multiple organ failure and death.

Acute flaccid myelitis: Rare, serious, children-attacking condition
Saturday November 3, 2018 7:43AM ET
Acute flaccid myelitisA worrying condition is spreading across the U.S. and it targets children: acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). It may look similar to polio and it is a serious condition so no wonder that alarm is on around the country.

Bacterial vaginosis: When you wash yourself when you don't have to
Saturday May 5, 2018 6:45AM ET
Bacterial vaginosisBacterial vaginosis is a type of vaginal inflammation caused by bacteria, a new sex partner or - widely spread and totally unhealthy hygiene practices.

Low core body temperature, how well you convert fuel to energy
Saturday December 2, 2017 8:20AM ET
Low core body temperatureWe all know that increased body temperature may point to a disease, but what about low body temperature? Does it mean something's wrong and do you know your core body temperature in the first place?

Kawasaki disease
Saturday July 4, 2015 5:16AM ET
KawasakiKawasaki disease is an inflammatory disease of blood vessels that most commonly affects infants and young children. The cause is not known, but we do know that first seven to ten days are crucial or things can get really nasty.

Fighting bacteria that learns how to resist
Saturday May 2, 2015 4:26AM ET
MRSAMRSA is one of the words no patient wants to hear: this is an infection resistant to the antibiotics used to treat ordinary infections and the fight against it is hard.

Sex after a heart attack
Saturday March 7, 2015 3:45AM ET
Sex after a heart attackSex can be a taboo subject among healthy people so it's not surprising that one of the least-heard questions is who, and when, can have sex after a heart attack.

Diagnosis in children
Saturday January 10, 2015 3:41AM ET
Diagnosis in childrenWhen diagnosing health conditions in children, it can be easy to overlook some symptoms and come up with a completely wrong diagnosis. There are several reasons for that but we can prevent that with a careful examination.

Constipated? Check your neck
Friday October 31, 2014 6:01PM ET
Hashimoto diseaseHashimoto disease or chronic thyroiditis is a common thyroid gland disorder that can hit at any age but the problem is that its symptoms can easily point to another direction and wrong diagnosis.

Tick that can turn you vegetarian
Friday August 8, 2014 12:30PM ET
Lone Star tickA strange condition is spreading across the United States: A tick bite that can turn you into a vegetarian. And it's not a joke.

Ebola, very infectious but not very contagious disease
Monday August 4, 2014 6:31AM ET
Ebola batFear of Ebola is all around, compared only to the early days of AIDS where scare was in the air. However, the truth is not that dark. Here are some facts without media hype.

First steps, first problems
Friday May 30, 2014 7:01PM ET
First steps, first problemsIf you ever saw a little child walking, you know they are walking in a funny way like a little ducks leaning left and right, with the main goal no to fall down on their back. They are funny because their legs are not well-developed yet and one of the first things you will notice is bowed legs.

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