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Latest Head louse Stories

2014-03-26 23:23:30

Traditional store brand lice products are becoming less and less effective in the battle against the bugs, according to an article published on March 9th by USA Today. ClearLice, a U.S. based head lice treatment company offers a line of pesticide-free lice products that has some parents calling it the "Kryptonite" of head lice treatments. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A new breed of head lice has parents in a panic. According to an article published on March 9th by USA...

2014-03-21 23:01:30

There's no true season for head lice, but there is usually an outbreak after vacations. With spring break right around the corner, Hair Spies offers advice for preventing head lice. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 There is no true season for head lice, but outbreaks typically occur after vacations or breaks from school. This year, Hair Spies, Inc. a professional head lice removal salon, is ready with advice to help you prevent a head lice infestation. Hair Spies' first...

Remove Head Lice Eggs At Home Easily With Regular Hair Conditioner
2014-02-26 09:13:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Specialty hair care products designed to get rid of the eggs left behind by female head lice are no more effective at removing nits than regular conditioners, according to new research published this week in the Journal of Medical Entomology. Those eggs, which are laid directly onto individual strands of hair, are cemented in place with a special glue-like substance that makes them difficult to remove. In fact, according to the...

2014-02-26 08:29:03

Fewer Moms are Aware of Prescription Treatments for Head Lice Compared to OTC Yet Those Who Used an Rx Report Greater Satisfaction SWIFTWATER, Pa., February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although head lice are a common problem in families with school-aged children,(1,2,3) a new national survey reveals that despite 60% of moms - including 85% of those who have experienced head lice in their household as an adult(i) - saying they know the facts about head lice, many still appear to be confused when...

Claim That Teen Selfies Cause Head Lice Epidemic May Be Nonsense
2014-02-25 08:30:21

[ Watch the Video: Do Selfies Spread Lice? ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Posing with your friends for a selfie may seem harmless enough, but at least one expert suggests that such innocent behavior could be more harmful than one may think. While teens everywhere smoosh their heads together to get the perfect picture, they could be unleashing an army of head lice upon each other’s scalps. This is the claim of lice-treatment expert Mary McQuillan, who...

2014-01-31 23:31:42

Most over the counter Head Lice Products contain chemicals and pesticides in order to kill Lice and Nits. It's extremely important to treat lice using an all-natural method. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Lice Troopers now provides an all-natural one time treatment for removing lice and nits. Most patients purchase chemicals from the local pharmacy when they first learn a family member has a case of head lice. "When choosing which head lice products to use, it’s very...

2014-01-30 23:33:13

After any vacation its important parents and schools screen kids for head lice. After this winter's school break, Lice Troopers have detected many cases of head lice in schools. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 When families travel to family and friends on their vacation, sometimes they get more than they bargained for. Head Lice are easily transferred to close friends and families on vacation and may have returned home along with the happy memories. The National Pediculosis Association...

2014-01-15 23:02:57

Introducing AirAllé™, a patented lice treatment by Larada Sciences that is extremely effective. The firm is the only provider of the FDA-cleared heated air device that kills lice and nits (eggs) in a one-time treatment. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Many companies believe the economic recovery is moving at a slow pace, but not Larada Sciences. The company has been expanding, and aggressively working with entrepreneurs and investors across the country who wish to...

Team Seeks Source Of Body Louse Pathology
2014-01-11 08:29:23

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A new study seeks to determine how one parasitic species can give rise to two drastically different outcomes in its host: The human body louse (Pediculus humanus) can transmit dangerous bacterial infections to humans, while the human head louse (also Pediculus humanus) does not. A report of the new study appears in the journal Insect Molecular Biology. "Body louse-transmitted diseases include trench fever, relapsing fever and epidemic...

2013-12-13 23:04:50

Sacramento families can stop scratching their heads about how to eliminate head lice. The Hair Angels brings their guaranteed Shepherd Method TM of lice removal to Sacramento County. sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Hair Angels, a Southern California based, head lice removal service, today announced their expansion into California’s Sacramento County Community. The Hair Angels is a head lice removal service established in 2008 to eliminate lice in the comfort and privacy of...


Latest Head louse Reference Libraries

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2005-09-08 09:38:13

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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