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Latest Treatment of human head lice Stories

2012-01-04 08:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, national full-service clinical salons devoted to lice removal, will evaluate early lice detection free on Wed., Jan. 18, in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. If needed, their in-salon professionals will treat and eliminate costs with a 100% guarantee of success. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110928/LA76758LOGO) "A head start on 2012 should not include head lice," says Maria...

2011-11-17 07:30:00

COOKSTOWN, ON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Lice Squad Canada announced today the expansion of the business into the greater Calgary, Winnipeg and Kingston areas. "It seems like this franchise has gone viral.  We are the company that gets thousands of desperate calls from mothers in tears and people at their 'nits end' with head lice," says company founder Dawn Mucci, who started franchising Lice Squad's concept in 2002.  "I have talked to many parents who out of...

2011-11-02 08:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On "Black Friday," Nov. 25, Hair Fairies will offer free head lice screenings in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. With families and relatives sharing close quarters over Thanksgiving travels, lice can travel head-to-head as well. Hair Fairies, national full-service clinical salons devoted to lice removal, will evaluate early lice detection free of charge. If needed, their in-salon professionals will...

2011-09-28 11:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From October 1 through Halloween, Hair Fairies will put the spook on head lice by holding a raffle for a new iPhone 5, eligible to clients receiving full treatments in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. Lice hidden in reused or shared costumes are ready to go trick-or-treating, but Hair Fairies has a safe solution for frantic families. From super heroes to princesses, headgear on small revelers can...

2011-08-31 19:50:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pharmaceutical company Hatchtech Pty Ltd has completed treatment of subjects for its Phase 2b clinical study to confirm the efficacy of its novel head lice treatment DeOvo(TM). This Phase 2b trial is evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of two dose levels of a single application of DeOvo(TM) compared to vehicle. The trial consists of treating 132 healthy subjects with head lice infestation, 2 years of age and older, in...

2011-08-17 08:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New backpacks are not the only thing many students will be carrying on the first day of school. Head lice attach themselves to children's heads randomly and often go undetected from summer activities such as camps, playgrounds or sports teams. But they do not go away on their own and parents often are at a loss for a fix. Hair Fairies full-service clinical salons are devoted to lice removal, and go to work to evaluate, treat and eliminate lice...

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...

2011-07-28 00:00:59

Effective and non-toxic treatments, such as Quit Nits Complete Head Lice Kit, can kill head lice and prevent re-infestation without exposing children, babies and pregnant or nursing mothers to pesticide risks. Ideal for back to school season, The Quit Nits Complete Lice Kit contains a 4 fl. oz. bottle of Advance Lice Treatment Cream to eliminate head lice and their eggs, and one easy-to-use Everyday Preventative Spray (1 fl. oz.) to prevent re-infestation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27,...

2011-07-11 07:30:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study sponsored by Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, scientists from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst presented data showing that a 0.5% ivermectin (IVM) cream formulation was active against lice eggs from permethrin resistant head lice. The data were presented in a poster presentation on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology in...

2011-06-07 07:30:00

HORSHAM, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for the use of ivermectin topical cream as a treatment for head lice infestations in children and adults. "This filing represents the transition of the Company from the development phase as we are now preparing to commercialize our lead product...


Latest Treatment of human head lice 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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