Sunburn May Help Rid Body of Radiation-Damaged Cells, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Study

Published: Jul 09, 2012

The biological mechanism of sunburn -- the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation -- is a consequence of RNA damage to skin cells, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and elsewhere in the July 8, 2012 Advance Online Publication of Nature Medicine.

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