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Head lice infestation is also called “Pediculosis capitis”. “Pediculosis” refers to louse infestation and “capitis” means the head.
Scientists discover weakness of human louse

Scientists discover weakness of human louse

New study that describes sequencing and analysis of body louse genome published

New study that describes sequencing and analysis of body louse genome published

Body lice and head lice have same origin

Body lice and head lice have same origin

Manhattan Pharmaceuticals to merge with Ariston Pharmaceuticals

Manhattan Pharmaceuticals to merge with Ariston Pharmaceuticals

Dermatologist addresses common parasitic infestations and latest treatment options at Academy Annual Meeting

Dermatologist addresses common parasitic infestations and latest treatment options at Academy Annual Meeting

New non-neurotoxic treatment for head lice in children

New non-neurotoxic treatment for head lice in children

Safe, natural ways to eliminate head lice: Hair Fairies salons offer free guidance

Safe, natural ways to eliminate head lice: Hair Fairies salons offer free guidance

The Healthcounter.com offers over 1,400 health and beauty products

The Healthcounter.com offers over 1,400 health and beauty products

PendoPharm introduces an all-natural treatment for head lice

PendoPharm introduces an all-natural treatment for head lice

Phase III clinical trial results demonstrate effectiveness of spinosad suspension

Phase III clinical trial results demonstrate effectiveness of spinosad suspension

Campaign for prevention and control of head lice

Campaign for prevention and control of head lice

MyHeadLiceTreatment.com launched by ParaPRO

MyHeadLiceTreatment.com launched by ParaPRO

Sodium chloride for treating head lice

Sodium chloride for treating head lice

Banned toxic chemicals in Australian everyday products

Banned toxic chemicals in Australian everyday products

FDA approves Benzyl alcohol lotion for head lice

FDA approves Benzyl alcohol lotion for head lice

Combing through a child's wet hair more accurate than visual inspection for identifying active head lice infestation

Combing through a child's wet hair more accurate than visual inspection for identifying active head lice infestation

Bug busting approach to head lice

Bug busting approach to head lice

New device for busting nits

New device for busting nits

EPA accused of putting industry interests before public health

EPA accused of putting industry interests before public health

Most head lice are resistant to a common treatment

Most head lice are resistant to a common treatment