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    With the collaboration of:
    • Obra Social La Caixa
    • IrsiCaixa

    What role does HIV drug resistance have in current treatments? Can this resistance be passed from one individual to another? Laboratories are looking for new drugs which act on the different stages of the replication cycle.

In this video, we find out more about a research project on the causes of melanoma. By studying familial malignant melanoma and the affected genes, scientists are trying to prevent or diagnose cases of melanoma before they develop in order to cure the disease. 

 

What are the main factors that increase the risk of melanoma? How can it be prevented? In the video we'll explain a little about the different layers of skin and their function. The appearance of melanoma has been linked to exposure to the sun's rays and the video covers the factors which increase the risk of developing the disease. The percentage of new cases is on the rise and we need to improve protection.