Drug That Creates A 'Real Sun-Tan' Could Prevent Cancer, Massachusetts General Hospital Reveals

Published: Jun 15, 2017

The drug tricks the skin into producing the brown form of the pigment melanin in tests on skin samples and mice. Evidence suggests it will work even on redheads, who normally just burn in the sun.

The team at Massachusetts General Hospital hope their discovery could prevent skin cancer and even slow the appearance of ageing.

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