Sunscreen 'heals' sunburn

October 1, 2006

London - Scientists in the United Kingdom say they have developed a sunscreen that will actively repair sunburned skin and may even help prevent skin cancer, the British Broadcasting Corp. reports.

London - Scientists in the United Kingdom say they have developed a sunscreen that will actively repair sunburned skin and may even help prevent skin cancer, the British Broadcasting Corp. reports.

An extra ingredient - a light-responsive chelator - helps to absorb the free iron released when skin burns, a team at Bath University reports.