Doc Dispels Common Myths About Head Lice
Title: Doc Dispels Common Myths About Head LiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2013 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 18, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

"Super lice" pops up in Pittsburgh kids: How to get rid of bugs
Over-the-counter meds with permethrin often treat head lice but one expert warns increasing number of cases need something stronger (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: "Super lice" found in Pittsburgh schools
A strain of lice being found in Pittsburgh-area schools is resistant to many of the usual treatments. KDKA-TV's Dr. Maria Simba reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five diseases that are, thankfully, consigned to the past | Richard Sugg
Richard III's roundworm was just one of the gruesome diseases that killed and maimed the British population through the agesThe news that Richard III suffered from roundworm reminds us how grateful we should be for the advances of modern sanitation and medicine. In both Richard's era and long after, rich and poor were horribly vulnerable to diseases that either killed you efficiently or made you wish you were dead.1. Sweating sicknessIf Richard had not died at Bosworth field in 1485, he might well have been struck down by this malady. First recorded in Shrewsbury in mid-April 1485, this terrifying new disease had reached L...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 4, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Richard Sugg Tags: Comment theguardian.com Infectious diseases Archaeology Medical research Microbiology Richard III UK news Monarchy Science Comment is free Source Type: news

Who comes first, your partner or your kids?
Put a lock on your bedroom door. Never let a child interrupt. Kiss your partner first. Andrew G Marshall's book, I Love You But You Always Put Me Last, argues that parents need to childproof their relationships, or lose them. Time for some expert survival adviceIt is any given breakfast time in my house. Marlene, four, is due at school in 40 minutes and is in a rage because she asked for Shreddies and Special K but now just wants Special K. Max, two, is cross because I put milk on his cereal. Marlene has chosen a tiny summer dress but my wife Alice thinks she needs leggings, too – it's not all that warm – and s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 31, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Sam Leith Tags: The Guardian Family Psychology Sex Parents and parenting Marriage Extracts Features Life and style Relationships Source Type: news

U.S. Fines Bedbug Repellents Maker for Ad ClaimsU.S. Fines Bedbug Repellents Maker for Ad Claims
A company that makes a cedar-based product it says repels bed bugs and head lice felt the bite of the U.S. government when it agreed to settle charges that its products have not been proven to work as promised. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Is Sex And The City responsible for the demise of pubic lice? Doctors say bikini waxing made popular by the show has caused cases to plummet
Doctors from the British Association of Dermatologists believe they can link the lice decrease with the airing of an episode of Sex and the City in 2000 which sparked the waxing trend. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Sex and the City made pubic lice an endangered species
The hit TV series encouraged so much hair removal that the humble pubic louse now has nowhere to go, according to one scientistIt's obviously a thrice-daily occurrence to receive a press release which forces the inquiry, "Is it August already?" Every now and then, however, you get one that suggests the Soviet dream of a mind-gun that could collectively incapacitate the west has finally become a reality. Behold, then, an effort from the British Association of Dermatologists, whose headline inquires: "Was Sex and the City the beginning of the end for pubic lice?"Aside from confirming that there is simply ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 4, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Marina Hyde Tags: The Guardian Blogposts Television & radio Infectious diseases Health Society Features Sexual health Life and style Celebrity Drama Science Source Type: news

Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Head Lice
Don't share personal items with infested person Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Head Lice (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Head Lice
Title: Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Head LiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2013 8:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/26/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 26, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Head lice don't take the summer off
Yes, I ironed my daughter's mattress wearing a shower cap. After I found lice eggs in her hair, I freaked. But experts say not to panic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head lice don't take vacay
Yes, I ironed my daughter's mattress wearing a shower cap. But after I found lice eggs in her hair, I freaked. Don't panic: head lice are treatable, although it may take some work. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head lice don't take summer off
Head lice are more common during the first few months of the school year, but don't take the summer off. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head lice don't take summer off
Yes, I ironed my daughter's mattress wearing a shower cap. But after I found lice eggs in her hair, I freaked. Don't panic: head lice are treatable, although it may take some work. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lice may be small, but they're a huge headache for families
Treating a lice infestation is exhausting and expensive. But after lots of hard work and outlays of cash, success can be as elusive as the insects themselves.The school health clerk took a comb and pointed to the near-microscopic bugs crawling up and down my daughters' scalps. I cringed. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who invented clothes? A Palaeolithic archaeologist answers | Becky Wragg Sykes
Hadley Freeman's answer to the question was chiffon-flimsy, so here's the lab-coat response"Who invented clothes?" It's one of those brilliant questions that children ask, before they learn that the big things we wonder about rarely have simple answers. It's the kind of thing that archaeologists like me get put on the spot about when chatting to kids, and we love to have a crack at answering.Saturday's "Ask a grown up" section featured just that question, from eight-year old Harriet, with an answer by Hadley Freeman, fashion expert and fantastic writer. Hadley's response was, as usual, entertainingly br...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Becky Wragg Sykes Tags: Blogposts Fashion Archaeology guardian.co.uk Anthropology Neanderthal man Science Source Type: news

Insecticidal resistance in head lice leads to search for natural treatment
Head lice can be a parent's nightmare, but head lice with resistance to common over-the-counter lice treatments can be parents' and doctors' nightmares. Many countries have been reporting a growing number of lice cases with resistance to anti-lice medications. Hoping... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing underage alcohol and tobacco use: Evidence from the introduction of vertical identification cards - Bellou A, Bhatt R.
From 1994 to 2009, forty-three states changed the design of their driver's license/state identification cards in an effort to reduce underage access to and consumption of alcohol and tobacco. In these states, individuals under the age of 21 are issued lice... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
This study shows safety levels for chemicals are being routinely breached. Apart from not being properly tested for their risk to bees and other wildlife, pesticides are being used significantly above safe levels and without proper enforcement."Julian Little, spokesman for Bayer Cropscience, which manufactures imidacloprid, said: "There doesn't appear to be anything hugely surprising in this article. It shows the presence of high levels of insecticide in water can have effects on aquatic insects and other invertebrates. Should we have strong stewardship of insecticides to minimise any contamination of water? Yes ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 1, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Tags: Farming World news guardian.co.uk Netherlands Europe Animals Pesticides Insects Environment Agriculture Science Wildlife Source Type: news

Genetic Markers In Clothing Lice May Reveal The Tracks Of Global Human Migrations
A new genetic analysis of human lice from across the world sheds light on the global spread of these parasites, their potential for disease transmission and insecticide resistance. The results are published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Marina S. Ascunce and colleagues from the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Lice have been constant travel companions for humans ever since they left Africa and began colonizing other parts of the world... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

The use of adaptation to reduce simulator sickness in driving assessment and research - Domeyer JE, Cassavaugh ND, Backs RW.
The technical advancement of driving simulators has decreased their cost and increased both their accuracy and fidelity. This makes them a useful tool for examining driving behavior in risky or unique situations. With the approaching increase of older lice... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A Novel Technique for Killing Human Head LiceA Novel Technique for Killing Human Head Lice
A topical solution with a novel mechanism of action may be a viable approach to treating head lice which are becoming resistant to traditional pesticides. BMC Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 29, 2013 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Isopropyl Myristate/Cyclomethicone D5 Effective forRemoving Cuticular Hydrocarbons From Head LiceIsopropyl Myristate/Cyclomethicone D5 Effective forRemoving Cuticular Hydrocarbons From Head Lice
A topical solution with a novel mechanism of action may be a viable approach to treating head lice which are becoming resistant to traditional pesticides. BMC Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of Isopropyl Myristate/Cyclomethicone D5 Solution of Removing Cuticular Hydrocarbons From Human Head Lice (Pediculus Humanus Capitis)Effectiveness of Isopropyl Myristate/Cyclomethicone D5 Solution of Removing Cuticular Hydrocarbons From Human Head Lice (Pediculus Humanus Capitis)
A topical solution with a novel mechanism of action may be a viable approach to treating head lice which are becoming resistant to traditional pesticides. BMC Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

20 amazing facts about the human body
Many of the most exciting discoveries in all fields of science are being played out in the human body1 APPENDIX TO LIFE The appendix gets a bad press. It is usually treated as a body part that lost its function millions of years ago. All it seems to do is occasionally get infected and cause appendicitis. Yet recently it has been discovered that the appendix is very useful to the bacteria that help your digestive system function. They use it to get respite from the strain of the frenzied activity of the gut, somewhere to breed and help keep the gut's bacterial inhabitants topped up. So treat your appendix with respect.2 SUP...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2013 Category: Science Authors: The Observer Tags: Genetics Astronomy Evolution Consciousness Body image Human biology Physics Features Reproduction The Observer Chemistry Science Source Type: news

Pubic lice almost wiped out thanks to the popularity of bikini waxing
Add this to the list of ever growing reasons to praise the bikini wax - it may have made pubic lice and endangered species. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Topical Treatment for Resistant Head LiceA Topical Treatment for Resistant Head Lice
A single 10-minute, at-home application is more effective than...nothing? Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Burns due to dimeticone with cyclometicone 5 excipient anti-lice lotion - Tang QO, Way BL, Leon-Villapalos J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: Eng... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 3, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news