Sunburn http://wunc.org en Duke Study Finds Way To Block Painful Sunburns http://wunc.org/post/duke-study-finds-way-block-painful-sunburns <p>New research out of Duke University could put an end to painful sunburns. Scientists have discovered a way to block TRP-V-4, a skin molecule responsible for the redness and pain following prolonged sun exposure.</p><p>"Like reddening, formation of soreness and blisters... influx of blood, inflammatory cells, of cells that make itch," said Wolfgang Liedtke, a neurobiology professor at Duke.&nbsp;"That is the tissue injury response down to the level of non-visible."</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:23:07 +0000 Catherine Brand 20265 at http://wunc.org Duke Study Finds Way To Block Painful Sunburns