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2011-05-20 00:00:30

Lice Knowing You, Inc. announces the grand opening of their new lice treatment salon in Beaverton and celebrates with free head lice checks. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Lice Knowing You, Inc, the Pacific Northwest's premier head-lice removal company, announces the grand opening of their new lice treatment salon in Beaverton, OR. The first salon of its kind in Oregon, Lice Knowing You (LKY) staff are trained and certified head lice removal experts that specialize in head lice removal,...

2011-05-02 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture-backed pharmaceutical company Hatchtech Pty Ltd has enrolled the first subjects for its Phase 2b clinical study to confirm the efficacy of its novel head lice treatment DeOvo(TM). This Phase 2b trial will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of two dose levels of a single application of DeOvo compared to vehicle. It will conducted in approximately 132 healthy subjects with head lice infestation, 2 years of age and older in...

2011-01-18 14:25:00

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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Head lice are parasitic insects found on people's head, eyebrows, and eyelashes. They feed on human blood several times a day but are not known to cause disease. Head lice are spread mainly by...

2011-01-07 18:37:00

A new University of Florida study following the evolution of lice shows modern humans started wearing clothes about 170,000 years ago, a technology which enabled them to successfully migrate out of Africa. Principal investigator David Reed, associate curator of mammals at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus, studies lice in modern humans to better understand human evolution and migration patterns. His latest five-year study used DNA sequencing to calculate when clothing...

2010-12-14 00:01:41

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. This treatment "“ already available in over 24 states - provides a chemical-free way to kill head lice and their eggs using only controlled, heated air. Clinical studies show that the treatment provides a safe, fast and highly effective method to kill all stages of head lice "“...

2010-12-07 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the completion of two Phase 3 clinical trials that studied the use of ivermectin topical cream as a potential treatment for head lice. These trials were conducted according to a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Parents and caregivers are looking for safe and effective treatments for head lice,"...

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2010-12-06 07:55:00

Head lice shrivel in study as device hits the market 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. "For a louse, it's like sticking your head out a window at 100 miles an hour; they're going to get dried out," says University of Utah biology Professor Dale Clayton, senior author of the study and a founder of...

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. They combine personal attention with a non-toxic, environmentally safe technique, invented in Greece over 40 years ago. (Vocus/PRWEB) December 03, 2010 Lafayette, CA (Vocus) December 3, 2010 -- Head lice happen. They happen regardless of cleanliness or affluence. They are as prevalent as the common...

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. This new formula is the latest result of an ongoing, worldwide search for the most powerful, natural ingredients to use in eliminating even the most troublesome, recurring head lice and nits. Boca Raton, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Florida based company, SmartNutra, Inc. recently announced the release of its updated...

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. Zippity Doo's provides girls and boys with affordable daily PREVENTION that eliminates harsh and costly treatment as well as the hassles associated with head lice infestation. Parents concerned about keeping their children from contracting head lice can now find the full array of Zippity Doo's hair care products on...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.