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

Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shionogi Company, today announced the availability of Ulesfia (Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5%), the first and only prescription medication that kills head lice by asphyxiation without potential neurotoxic side effects. Approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA),...

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 continue to increase," stated Tommy Lambert, Founder and President of Headhunters Lice Removal Service. "However as big as the Atlanta area is, when our children had lice, there was just no help ...

New Breakthrough Treatment is Tough On Lice But Gentle On Kids

Combe Incorporated Introduces Pesticide-Free Treatment that Safely Eliminates Head Lice, Eggs and Nits WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Head lice is one of the most contagious conditions among children, only second to the common cold.(1) There are about 6 t...

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

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Child, an Australian-based natural health care products company that markets a range of baby, children and family products containing only natural or nature identical ingredients announced today that its Quit Nits head lice products would be available in ...

Head Lice Removal Service Opens in Chicago

It's a lousy job, but somebody's got to do it. Hair Fairies - The Head Lice Helpers - is here to help frantic families as it opens the first and only head lice removal service in Chicago. CHICAGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- No two words in the English language can stop every parent...

Schools Have New Weapon for Head Lice Screening

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Dec. 6 /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 developed to help el...

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

Lice #1 Reason for School Absenteeism, Hair Fairies Salon Success Detangling Problem One US City at a Time LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago school system, known for being one of the nation's most challenged, will have the opportunity to save $2.5 million, whic...

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

Working with parents and schools to provide a bug busting approach to head lice is helping to reduce infestation levels, tackle health inequalities and reduce healthcare costs, according to a review in the October issue of Journal of Clinical Nursing. A team from the UK charity Community Hygien...

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

Topaz Pharmaceuticals LLC, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the health and well being of children, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational new drug application; allowing Topaz to begin clinical trials of the company's topical solution f...

Time For Lice To Go

Researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had discovered a new way that might prevent lice from infecting human hair for long. Their study was published in the July 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Academy // of Dermatology. Contrary to popular myths about hair text...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

Researchers have shown that fine combing of wet hair may be far more effective treatment of head //lice than over-the-counter (OTC) treatment. Researchers have used single blind randomized controlled trial for comparing the Bug Buster kit with over the counter insecticide treatments against head...

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

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

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

...ndependent 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 in-vitro...for 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

...elp 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. ...

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes! Oh My!

...s 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 advanc...uding those that transmit West Nile virus; and repels and kills sand flies, lice and mites that may cause leishmaniasis, severe dermatitis, and 'walking' da...

Lice Safe Introduces Licen Tool

...have to be such a nitpicker" now has new meaning. lice Safe, a progressive upstart manufacturing company,...ite. 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 with...

New Sucrets(R) ICE Cools Sore Throat Pain

...oms 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

...ish, 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

...vance 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 the...

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, Johnson...nager, said external parasites -- especially pouch lice and feather...

Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital

...nd 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 se...

New Bacterium Discovered - Related to Cause of Trench Fever

...ctious 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 thousa...

Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital

...and 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 seri...

Lice now dried to death by novel dryer

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

Antioxidants Could Halt Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

...t 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 potentia...

Resistant Head Lice: A Study

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

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 leuk...The carbamates compound which is present in products like insect sprays and lice shampoos are reportedly directly connected to leukaemia. The carbamat...
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