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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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Does obesity predispose to less effective vaccine response in general?

From a (2019) review on host susceptibility to influenza A virus (IAV): Obesity was identified as a risk factor for IAV infection over a decade ago and confirmed during the swine flu pandemic [30, 31]...
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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,...