Medical News Today: Home remedies for lice: Effectiveness and prevention

Research into whether home remedies can eliminate lice is ongoing. Here, learn what the current evidence says, when to seek medical treatment, and how to prevent a lice infestation from spreading.
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Abstract Nine new species of chewing lice in the genus Brueelia Kéler, 1936 , are described from North American hosts. They are Brueelia thorini n. sp. from Haemorhous mexicanus frontalis (Say, 1822) and Haemorhous mexicanus potosinus Griscom, 1928; Brueelia straseviciusi n. sp. from Haemorhous purpureus (Gmelin, 1789); Brueelia mattsonae n. sp. from Coccothraustes vespertinus brooksi (Grinnell, 1917); Brueelia novemstriata n. sp. from Icterus wagleri wagleri Sclater, 1857, and I. parisorum Bonaparte, 1838; Brueelia benkmani n. sp. from Pheucticus melanocephalus (Swainson, 1827); Brueelia arizonae n. sp. fr...
Source: The Journal of Parasitology - Category: Parasitology Authors: Tags: J Parasitol Source Type: research
In conclusion, behavior-change communication should be implemented to reduce the observed high prevalence of headlice infestation. Ivermectin may be an alternative choice for head-lice treatment, especially in remote areas. PMID: 31715690 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Korean Journal of Parasitology - Category: Parasitology Tags: Korean J Parasitol Source Type: research
PMID: 31730321 [PubMed - in process]
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
This study examines the associations of mothers’ experiences of discrimination (EODs) with household food insecurity (HFI), physical health, and depressive symptoms, while taking into account the influence of mothers’ Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and public assistance participation. Mothers (N = 1372) of young children under age 4 who self-identified as Latinx, Non-Latinx Black/African American and Non-Latinx white answered questions for a cross-sectional survey in an emergency room in a large children’s hospital in Philadelphia between 2016 and 2018. Logistic regression was used to mo...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ACS Applied Materials&InterfacesDOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b14029
Source: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Aboriginal children in Central Australia have the highest incidence of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis reported worldwide. Urgent action is required to improve housing and reduce overcrowding in Central Australian towns and communities to reduce the burden of disease of skin infection and Group A Streptococcus related diseases. Without effective change in living conditions, it is unlikely that there will be a significant change in the morbidity related to these conditions. PMID: 31659821 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Australian Journal of Rural Health - Category: Rural Health Authors: Tags: Aust J Rural Health Source Type: research
Updated Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT
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Increasing resistance of head lice against neurotoxic agents and safety concerns have led to the search for treatment alternatives. Dimeticones with a physical mode of action are safe, and bear a reduced risk ...
Source: BMC Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
BOSTON (CBS)- It happens to every parent. Your child wakes up with a cough, a rash, or pink eye and now you’re forced to figure out if you should send them to school or daycare, or keep them at home. It’s rarely convenient to keep your kids at home. Many parents work and don’t have back-up childcare so deciding whether you need to pull your child from school is a hard one, but it’s not always necessary. Dr. Mallika Marshall shared some general guidelines to help you decide: Stay Home Fever over 101 degrees Strep throat Diarrhea Recurrent vomiting Mouth sores Weeping skin sores But there are some c...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local cold season Family Focus sending kids to school Sick Children Source Type: news
Updated Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: alerts
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