On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, on January 27, Nature published a milestone study in the field of diabetes. Researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen of the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and the German Diabetes Research Center discovered a new type of drugable insulin inhibitory receptor (named inceptor by the author) that blocks the function of this receptor and results in increased sensitivity of the insulin signaling pathway in pancreatic β-cells.
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As a genetic disease caused by viral infection, the development of highly effective preventive vaccines is the most important weapon for the prevention and control of AIDS. However, so far, many AIDS vaccine developments have almost failed. In 2020, the AIDS vaccine jointly developed by Sanofi and GSK was declared a failure.
Recent studies in this cohort have confirmed a significant association between sedentary & obesity and an increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer, indicating that at least some well-known traditional colorectal cancer risk factors may also lead to early colorectal cancer.