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MultiVu Video Feed: SCIELE PHARMA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ULESFIA(TM), FIRST AND ONLY FDA-APPROVED NON-NEUROTOXIC HEAD LICE TREATMENT

... and only prescription medication that kills head lice by asphyxiation without potential neurotoxic side ... by prescription nationwide in time for peak head lice season as children will shortly be headed back to ... blood from the scalp every few hours. To survive, lice breathe through sophisticated breathing holes ...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

... are the makers of the organic Rosemary Repel(R) lice prevention hair care system and lice Good-Bye nit removal kit. Fairy Tales products ... Products is the U.S. leader in all-natural lice prevention hair care products that are safe, ...

Headhunters Lice Removal Service Has Lice in Atlanta on the Run

... ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "Head lice are a huge problem and the numbers of cases ... Lambert, Founder and President of Headhunters lice Removal Service. "However as big as the Atlanta ... did a lot of research and finally reached out to lice Solutions, a nonprofit organization in South ...

'Super Lice' Repelled by All-Natural Products First Ever Independent Study Shows

... study reveals that the all-natural head lice product line, Rosemary Repel Hair Care, has an over 92% effective rate in preventing lice from infesting hair follicles. In an ... Children was highly effective in warding off lice from a treated hair sample. ...

Lice Removal Salon Offers San Diego an Upscale Solution to an Undesirable Problem

... San Diego's frantic families rid themselves of lice SAN DIEGO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, the head lice helpers, ( www.hairfairies.com ) today announced that it will open the first and only head lice removal salon in San Diego on May 12, 2009. ...

Lice Safe Introduces Licen Tool

... to be such a nitpicker" now has new meaning. lice Safe, a progressive upstart manufacturing ... The guidelines are clear in stating: "to kill lice and their eggs/nits you must use heat in excess of 130 degrees." lice Safe was able to adapt a design and secure it ...

New Breakthrough Treatment is Tough On Lice But Gentle On Kids

... PLAINS, N.Y., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Head lice is one of the most contagious conditions among ... now parents can say good-bye to head lice and to pesticides with the introduction of ... treatment that helps parents take control of lice outbreaks and achieve peace of mind while ...

Wild Child's 'Quit Nits' Offers a Safe, Natural Alternative to Current Toxic Head Lice Products

... today that its Quit Nits head lice products would be available in 44 states across ... a homeopathic and natural approach to head lice removal. The growing demands of U.S. consumers ... asked about the most important features in head lice treatments, 69% of surveyed parents said it was ...

Head Lice Removal Service Opens in Chicago

... it opens the first and only head lice removal service in Chicago. CHICAGO, Dec. 12 ... Hair Fairies is the most trusted manual head lice removal service around, and recently opened a specialized clinical salon whose sole focus is head lice removal at a location in the Lincoln Park area of ...

Schools Have New Weapon for Head Lice Screening

... /PRNewswire/ -- Detection is the key to any head lice control program, but finding tiny, nearly transparent nits -- the eggs that adult lice lay, can be a big challenge. Nit Lite(TM) is a new hand-held lice detection tool that has been specifically ...

Gold Standard for Lice Removal Opens in Lincoln Park to Save School System $2.5 million

... lice #1 Reason for School Absenteeism, Hair Fairies ... by a little known, but expensive problem: lice infestation. According to entrepreneur Maria ... 773.327.0800. From celebrities to CEOs, head lice affects all socioeconomic levels. It hits hard ...

Multicountry review shows that Bug Buster Kits reduce head lice and social stigma

... schools to provide a bug busting approach to head lice is helping to reduce infestation levels, tackle ... instructions on how to detect and eradicate head lice with normal shampoos and conditioners explains ... primary care expenditure on treatment for head lice and professional time spent with worried ....

Montana State University researchers investigate new suspect in West Nile deaths of pelicans

... this year that he considered the possibility that lice were transmitting West Nile virus to pelicans. He ... Many of the dead pelicans at Medicine Lake had lice crawling inside and outside of their beak, ... said external parasites -- especially pouch lice and ...

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes! Oh My!

... against parasites such as ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, sand flies, mites and lice that can transmit vector-borne diseases. Vectra 3D(R) for Dogs is an ... those that transmit West Nile virus; and repels and kills sand flies, lice and mites that may cause leishmaniasis, severe dermatitis, and 'walking' ...

New Sucrets(R) ICE Cools Sore Throat Pain

... has led to the acquisition of such notable brands as Sucrets(R) Sore Throat and Cough Lozenges, N'Ice(R) Lozenges, Anacin(R) Pain Reliever, Nix(R) lice Treatment, and Bonine(R) Travel Sickness Relief, among others. Insight brands are available at most leading retailers throughout the United States. ...

Prof. Dr. George Gettinby Honored With Dieter Lutticken Award

... which supports the replacement principle. This alternative is the adoption of mathematical models which can simulate the effects of treatments on lice populations. Dr. Dieter Lutticken, who presented the award, with a prize fund of 20,000 Euro said: "There has been a long and intimate relationship ...

Piedmont Pharmaceuticals Secures $8.5 Million Investment

... development of Piedmont Pharmaceuticals' pipeline, particularly the U.S. Phase III clinical trials of its unique patented, insecticide-free head lice treatment. Through licensees abroad, this pediculicide rinse is already approved and is the market leader in the United Kingdom and Ireland (under ...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

... a new choice for the treatment of head lice infestations - it will provide a naturally derived treatment that is lethal to lice and nits, yet safe to children and adults. Between 6 and 12 million children are affected by head lice in the United States each year. In many cases, ...

Lice now dried to death by novel dryer

... of eliminating parasites that live on the head, lice and its eggs (nits) from hair with a single half ... claim researchers. The dryer capable of drying up lice and their eggs blows air at a slightly lower ... with the chances of drug resistant strains of lice thus making it the most beneficial treatment of ...

Resistant Head Lice: A Study

... schoolchildren found that nearly 4/5th of head lice become resistant to all treatments including ... the five health authorities of Wales. All lice collected as a result of the screen were tested ... or esterases. Around 80% of 316 lice tested were resistant to the treatment, equating ...

Time For Lice To Go

... Hill had discovered a new way that might prevent lice from infecting human hair for long. Their study ... which can harbor lice. The available lice treatments do not reliably kill the louse egg and the increasing prevalence of lice in certain locations throughout the world ...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

... the counter insecticide treatments against head lice in United Kingdom. Fine combing of wet hair ... head lice, shows the research. Head lice are parasites that usually infest the scalps of ... 70 to insecticide treatments. Presence of head lice was assessed 2-4 days after the end of treatment. ...

Leukaemia May Be Triggered By Insecticides

... by French doctors has revealed that those children who are exposed to head lice shampoos and insecticides run a higher chance of contracting childhood ... carbamates compound which is present in products like insect sprays and lice shampoos are reportedly directly connected to leukaemia. The ...

Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital

... urine. Blankets, pillows and pillowcases are scarce, but when they are available, it's common to find them stained with dirt, urine, blood and lice and reeking of body odor. Soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste and even toilet paper are rare commodities, the suit says. The lawsuit describes ...

New Bacterium Discovered - Related to Cause of Trench Fever

... disease team, in collaboration with colleagues from other institutions, found that the new microbe is genetically similar to one spread by body lice in the trenches during World War I. That bacterium, called Bartonella quintana, caused a disease known as trench fever, and debilitated tens of ...

Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital

... urine. Blankets, pillows and pillowcases are scarce, but when they are available, it's common to find them stained with dirt, urine, blood and lice and reeking of body odor. Soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste and even toilet paper are rare commodities, the suit says. The lawsuit describes ...

Antioxidants Could Halt Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

... way to prevent the disease. If it does develop, in most cases doctors can treat it with antibiotics. Typhus is another rickettsial disease spread by lice or fleas. Although less common, typhus remains a threat in crowded jails and in other poor hygienic environments. "Our studies have the ...
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