Barbie Doll Drug

A synthetic alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone (a-MSH) being developed by Clinuvel, for skin implantion or injection, which stimulates melanocytess to produce more (protective) melanin
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Nick-named the "Barbie doll drug", the injections have never been tested here and can cause serious side-effects ranging from sickness and acne to stomach and heart problems.