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C. A. V. Nogueira, M.D.: Page 4

The flu
fluSeptember 30, 2009 ET
The flu or influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The flu causes mild to severe illness, and in some cases it can end with death.
AIDS - the final stage of HIV infection
AIDS ribbonSeptember 23, 2009 ET
AIDS is a global disease that causes fear for the last 30 years. Since it is a very serious conditions, the disease itself if surrounded with many myths and false information.
Dubowitz Syndrome
Dubowitz SyndromeSeptember 16, 2009 ET
Dubowitz Syndrome is a very rare syndrome, one kind of genetic disorder which can be found in just few hundreds people in the world. Until today the gene mutation responsible for Dubowitz syndrome had not been identified.
An allergy cured with gold
Nickel allergySeptember 9, 2009 ET
Nickel is a silvery-white metal that is usually mixed with other metals to produce alloys, and nickel allergy is one of the most common causes of contact allergic dermatitis.
There's no man like me
Narcissistic personality disorderSeptember 2, 2009 ET
We all may encounter difficult people while working and to be honest sometimes we are difficult ourselves. But when a grandiose sense of self-importance is present all day every day, then we are talking about narcissistic personality disorder.
Understanding cholesterol
CholesterolAugust 26, 2009 ET
Cholesterol is fat-like substance, in appearance similar to wax, and it can be found in every cell in your body. It is important because your body uses it to build healthy cells and some vital hormones.