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Can tuberculosis be treated with obesity?

When I was a kid I was told something that keeps bothering me until now, mainly because how weird it seems. Namely, I was told that before antibiotics were discovered, people with tuberculosis were ...
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Has piperine been shown to be of any use in the treatment of obesity-related diseases in humans?

The 2012 study {1} reports that: Taken together, our findings suggest that piperine, a major component of black pepper, inhibits fat cell differentiation by down-regulating the transcriptional ...
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Effect of high body fat on sleep and wakefulness?

I have read studies that physical exercise have a positive effect on sleep quality and wakefulness. Are there clear results about the effect of obesity/overweightness on sleep quality and wakefulness,...
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What are the complications of “an obese woman exercising to lose weight at primigravida pregnancy to prevent Large-for-gestational age” on fetus

Obesity prior to pregnancy has been associated with higher rates of gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorder. Some infants born to women who enter pregnancy obese, are at high risk of becoming ...