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A recent article from Bloomberg.com sheds light on a waxing trend in men and women that is killing off the pubic lice species known as Crabs, but may cause damage and Bacteria infections in the
Although chewing lice spend their entire lives as parasites on birds, it is difficult to predict patterns of lice distribution, new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals.
Genetic evidence suggests head lice and body lice may be the same species. This finding is of particular importance because body lice have been known to transmit deadly bacterial diseases, while head lice do not.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Natroba (spinosad) Topical Suspension 0.9% for the treatment of head lice infestation in patients ages 4 years and older.
Now Available in Birmingham, Alabama! Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Larada Sciences Inc. announced the availability of the revolutionary LouseBuster head lice treatment in Birmingham, Alabama.
PASSAIC, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to School season is here and so are head lice. The reports of lice becoming resistant to the chemical insecticide solutions are all true, and the answer lies in natural solutions, according to the experts.
In a study published online in Genome Research, scientists have analyzed the mitochondrial genome of the human body louse and discovered that it is fragmented into many pieces â€“ a remarkable finding in animals that will surely spark discussion about how it evolved and what advantages it might confer.
Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are one of the many varieties of sucking lice (singular "louse") specialized to live on different areas of various animals. As the name implies, head lice are specialized to live among the hair present on the human head and are exquisitely adapted to living mainly on the scalp and neck hairs of their human host. Lice present on other body parts covered by hair are not head lice but are either Pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) or Body lice (Pediculus humanus...
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