C. A. V. Nogueira, M.D.
Saturday February 2, 2019 7:01AM ET
Sepsis, 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.
Saturday November 3, 2018 7:43AM ET
A 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.
Saturday May 5, 2018 6:45AM ET
Bacterial vaginosis is a type of vaginal inflammation caused by bacteria, a new sex partner or - widely spread and totally unhealthy hygiene practices.
Saturday December 2, 2017 8:20AM ET
We 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?
Saturday July 4, 2015 5:16AM ET
Kawasaki 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.
Saturday May 2, 2015 4:26AM ET
MRSA 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.
Saturday March 7, 2015 3:45AM ET
Sex 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.
Saturday January 10, 2015 3:41AM ET
When 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.
Friday October 31, 2014 6:01PM ET
Hashimoto 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.
Friday August 8, 2014 12:30PM ET
A strange condition is spreading across the United States: A tick bite that can turn you into a vegetarian. And it's not a joke.
Monday August 4, 2014 6:31AM ET
Fear 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.
Friday May 30, 2014 7:01PM ET
If 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.