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2010-12-06 07:55:00

Four years after the LouseBuster prototype made headlines when research showed the chemical-free, warm-air device wiped out head lice on children, a new study reveals that a revamped, government-cleared model is highly effective.

2010-12-05 00:13:32

LoveBugs guarantees to free their clients of head lice discretely and safely, without resorting to the harsh chemicals and pesticides found in most commercially available lice-removal products.

2010-12-01 00:28:51

SmartNutra, Inc recently announced the release of its updated formula for Clearlice that is part of its all-natural, comprehensive lice and nits treatment system.

2010-10-25 13:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippity Doo's(TM), the lice-preventive children's hair care product line, is now available to consumers at the popular website Soap.com.

2010-09-08 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, the head lice helpers, today announced free school screenings for head lice. The super smart Back to School special means stress relief for educators and families across the country.

2010-08-17 08:45:00

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2010-07-28 12:37:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials of Zippity Doo's(TM), in favor of the just-issued new guidelines on lice, are emphasizing that the best way for parents to deal with the problem of lice is to prevent it altogether. "We agree with the recommendation that 'no healthy child should be excluded from or allowed to miss school time because of head lice,'" said Zippity Doo's representative Lorraine McNamara.

2010-07-28 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biotechnology company, announced positive results of studies of topical ivermectin cream, which it is developing as a potential treatment of Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice).

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2010-06-22 07:21:22

A multi-institutional team reports that it has sequenced the body louse genome, an achievement that will yield new insights into louse – and human – biology and evolution.

2010-06-21 14:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A global research team led by scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) today published a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describing the sequencing and analysis of the body louse genome.


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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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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.