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Head lice infestation is also called “Pediculosis capitis”. “Pediculosis” refers to louse infestation and “capitis” means the head.
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

Link found between household insecticides and childhood leukaemia

Link found between household insecticides and childhood leukaemia

Pricey head lice treatment nothing but common cleanser

Pricey head lice treatment nothing but common cleanser

Old-fashioned methods best at getting rid of head lice in children

Old-fashioned methods best at getting rid of head lice in children

Wet combing four times more effective than chemical treatments for head lice

Wet combing four times more effective than chemical treatments for head lice

Melbourne researchers take head lice treatment to the world

Melbourne researchers take head lice treatment to the world

Medicaid costs for a child's trip to an emergency room or clinic can be reduced annually by at least $198

Medicaid costs for a child's trip to an emergency room or clinic can be reduced annually by at least $198