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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...

2013-05-21 23:18:00

Along with springtime comes a rise in head lice cases. Nitsend head lice treatment salon serving New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine is offering a 20% discount for the month of June. Plaistow, New Hampshire (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 For parents who are at their “wit's end” with head lice, there is now a solution: Nitsend in Plaistow, New Hampshire, on the Massachusetts border. Families in New England now have a place for safe, effective head lice removal, without...

2012-12-09 05:01:49

Lice Tamers lice treatment service recently added a new FDA-Cleared device to their arsenal of head lice treatments - the LouseBuster device. Now, one single 30-minute LouseBuster treatment is all that is needed to kill head lice and eggs. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Melissa Levin, a nurse practitioner and owner of Long Island's Lice Tamers, is bringing a new FDA-Cleared device to her head lice treatment center–The LouseBuster Levin, and her trained staff recently became...

2012-09-08 23:03:56

As children return to home after a long day at school, they may be carrying with them more than just pencils and books. Head lice, or as some researchers now refer to them, "super lice", because of their resistance to traditional treatment methods, are becoming increasingly difficult to eradicate. Read how one nurse practitioner on Long Island is helping parents fight the battle against these unwelcome house guests at Lice Tamers Head Lice Treatment Center. Huntington Station, NY (PRWEB)...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

The National Pediculosis Association ® (NPA) kicks off another Comb First! campaign for back-to-school this September. The goal is to help families and communities control head lice without exposing themselves and their environment to pesticides and other toxic chemicals. Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The non-profit National Pediculosis Association (NPA) has been the annual sponsor of National Head Lice Prevention Month since 1985. NPA initiated Comb First! to help communities...

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). In a Phase 2 dose-ranging study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology in Portland, OR, this novel topical formulation produced a statistically significant eradication of live lice as compared...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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