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
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
detection tool that has been specifically developed to help
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...
Lice in Medical Dictionary
, also known as fly babies, are an order of over 3,000 species of wingless insects; three of which are classified as human disease agents. They are obligate ectoparasites of every avian and most mammalian orders. They are... The head louse is an obligate ectoparasite of humans. Head li...
The pubic or crab louse, colloquially termed "crabs", is a parasitic insect species notorious for infesting human genitals. The species may also live on other areas with hair, including the eyelashes. They feed exclusively on... Learn about pubic lice
infestation and its public ...
Head -louse infestation or head lice
is a human medical condition caused by the colonization of the hair and skin by the parasitic insect Pediculus humanus capitis—the head louse. Typically, only the head or scalp of the host... The head louse is an obligate ectoparasite of human...
The body louse is a louse which infests humans. The condition of being infested with head lice
, body lice
, or pubic lice
is known as pediculosis. Body lice
— Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, how to get rid of this itchy infestation. ... If you have body lice
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... Group of infectious diseases transmitted by lice
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...in 1915, its etiologic agent was called ... OF lice
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...or tick. ... Louse-borne relapsing fever (LBRF) is transmitted by body lice
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... Pediculosis is an infestation of lice
-- blood-feeding ectoparasitic insects of the ord...ormation about pediculosis treatment and head lice
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Lice in Biological News
Mummy lice found in Peru may give new clues about human migration
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Lice
from 1,000-year-old mummies in Peru may unravel important clues about a different sort of passage: the migration patterns of Americas earliest humans, a new University of Florida study suggests.
Its kind of quirky that a parasite we love to hate can actually inform us ho...
Pubic hair provides evolutionary home for gorilla lice
There are two species of lice
that infest humans: pubic lice, Pthirus pubis , and human head and body lice, Pediculus humanus . A new article in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Biology suggests one explanation for the separation of the two species.
In the article, Robert Weiss fro...
Ocean fish farming harms wild fish, study says
...ild fish in areas with sea-cage farm fish.
are an important example of disease transfer in ocean fish farming," explains Frazer. "Sea lice
are tiny crabs that attach to marine fishes, eatin...heir tissues less salty than the ocean. Also, when lice
puncture the skin they create an entry point for o...
Pharmaceutical use in Norwegian fish farming in 2001-2007
...ng in Norway from 2001-2007. The sales are shown in kilograms of active ingredient; antibacterials, anaesthetics, anthelmintics and treatments for sea lice
and fungi. The figures are based on sales from wholesalers to pharmacies and from feed mills to breeders.
After an increase in sales of antibacter...
Fish farms drive wild salmon populations toward extinction
...ence shows, for the first time, that parasitic sea lice
infestations caused by salmon farms are driving ne...rta. Krkosek and his co-authors calculate that sea lice
have killed more than 80% of the annual pink salmo...iewed papers by Krkosek and others showed that sea lice
from fish farms can infect and kill juvenile wild ...
New study sheds light on Galápagos hawk evolutionary history
...Missouri-St. Louis used DNA sequences from feather lice
to study how island populations of their host, the...e island, then another and another, carrying their lice
as they went. These relationships were previously...c variation in the hawks DNA. The rapidly evolving lice
that live their entire lives on these birds have h...
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...
Salmon farms kill wild fish, study shows
... New research confirms that sea lice
from fish farms kill wild salmon. Up to 95 per cen...hat migrate past fish farms die as a result of sea lice
infestation from the farms. The results of the res... of America.
"We know that fish farms raise sea lice
levels, and we know that sea...
How Rickettsial pathogens break into cells
...ium. Their findings will be reported in the December 16, 2005, issue of the journal Cell.
Rickettsial bacteria are transmitted by fleas, ticks, and lice
to humans and other mammals, where they can cause dangerous and sometimes fatal infections. There are two types of Rickettsial pathogens--the spotted ...
DDT-resistant insects have additional genetic advantage that helps resistance spread
...ne) increased enormously on a worldwide basis after World War II, primarily because of its effectiveness against the mosquito that spreads malaria and lice
that carry typhus.
DDT-resistant mosquitoes were first detected in India in 1959, and they have increased so rapidly that when a local spray progra...
Lice in Biological Definition
... Aristotle explicitly taught this form of abiogenesis, and laid it down as an observed fact that some animals spring from putrid matter, that plant lice
arise from the dew which falls on plants, that fleas are developed from putrid matter, that mice come from dirty hay , and so forth. Alexander R...