Scratchy Scalps Help Glue Together Pieces of an Ancient Past
Scientists find human DNA preserved in lice cement from the heads of South American mummies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 29, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

How nit glue could help answer head-scratchers about our ancestors
Scientists say ancient human DNA can be recovered from the cement made by head lice to stick eggs to hairAn unusual source of ancient human DNA could help scientists unpick details of our ancestors ’ lives and answer longstanding questions. The source? Nit glue.Scientists studying mummified remains from South America that date back 1,500-2,000 years say they have recovered ancient human DNA from the sticky cement produced by head lice to anchor their eggs to hair.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Biology Evolution Genetics Archaeology Science Source Type: news

What Is the Strongest Thing To Kill Lice?
Title: What Is the Strongest Thing To Kill Lice?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Do Head Lice Live on Pillows?
Title: Do Head Lice Live on Pillows?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 12/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A COVID Head-Scratcher: Why Lice Lurk Despite Physical Distancing A COVID Head-Scratcher: Why Lice Lurk Despite Physical Distancing
With kids back in school, business is picking back up for professional nitpickers. But how are kids getting head lice if they ' re physically distancing in the classroom?Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Can Lice Go Away on Its Own
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The impact of urban features in cycling potential - a tale of Portuguese cities - Lopes M, M élice Dias A, Silva C.
While the bicycle is commonly understood as a suitable alternative to fulfil most of urban mobility needs, adoption rates of this transport mode vary considerably among urban areas. Those at early stages of adoption, identified as starter cycling cities, f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Kenya: Shock As Doctors Use Head Lice Drug to Treat Covid-19 Patients
[Nation] Kenyan doctors are still using Ivermectin, a drug meant for head lice, to treat Covid-19 patients, even after it was declared unfit for human use by the national pharmaceutical regulator. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Effects of proper driving training and driving license on aberrant driving behaviors of Pakistani drivers-a proportional odds approach - Hussain M, Shi J.
One of the miserable traffic safety concerns in Pakistan is the enormous increase in the number of drivers on roads without prior driving training1 and who drive without driving licenses. This paper examines the effects of driving training and driving lice... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Covid patients will get head lice drug ivermectin in trial
University of Oxford scientists will begin giving people with Covid symptoms ivermectin in a new trial to determine whether it can help patients to recover at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a drug in nit shampoo help treat COVID?
Routinely used worldwide to combat head lice and the skin parasite scabies and other worm infections, ivermectin works by blocking proteins used by worms to disable the host's immune system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Lice Be Mistaken for Dandruff?
Title: Can Lice Be Mistaken for Dandruff?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How Do You Get Rid of Lice Fast?
Title: How Do You Get Rid of Lice Fast?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cheap hair lice drug may cut the risk of hospitalised Covid patients dying by up to 80%, study finds
Ivermectin - which can cost as little as $2 per treatment - was also found to potentially halve the time those suffering from the virus were on the wards. But scientists said more data was needed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news