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28.08.15 | Eden Research license deal with TerpeneTech

Eden Research PLC has agreed a licensing deal with TerpeneTech Ltd granting exclusive use of its encapsulation technologies and other intellectual property for head lice treatments.

16.07.15 | Tyratech update: revenue and funding

Tyratech have announced increased revenues for 2014, and are focussing more of their funding on Vamousse.

15.06.15 | Lice Treatment Patent Infringement Complaint Filed

Larada Sciences Inc., a Utah-based head lice treatment company, have filed a complaint alleging patent infringement by Nitless Noggins, a California-based lice treatment company.

The patents concern methods for lice eradication via localised heat treatment, and are held by the University of Utah Research Federation, who have licensed them to Larada Sciences.

Larada Sciences developed AirAllé, a device for treating lice infection via heat treatment, which received FDA clearance in prior to its release with AirAllé branding in 2013.

09.06.15 | Lice Seminar

The Second European Liceworld Seminar, which will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, is on Thursday and Friday 10 – 11 September 2015. It will bring together international head lice experts and a broad variety of professionals for whom head lice play an important role in their working lives.

10.04.15 | Further Vamousse distribution agreements

Tyratech, Inc. has recently announced two further US distribution agreements for Vamousse, its lice treatment product.

28.08.15 | Lice resistance to pyrethroids found in half of US States

A recent study presented at the American Chemical Society has found that at least 25 US States have lice populations resistant to pyrethroids.

11.08.15 | Alternative splicing and profiling in head and body lice genomes

Head and body lice share a largely identical genome, but express that genome differently, resulting in different physical characteristics and preferred habitats. Recent studies have profiled the entire genome, as well as examining the differences in expression at the genome level.

17.07.15 | Literature update: July 2015

A round up of relevant literature for lice treatments in recent months.

16.07.15 | More data on health effects of older lice treatments

Recent reports have given further evidence for the potential adverse health effects of older lice treatments based on lindane and pyrethroids.

10.04.15 | Lice literature update April 2015

An updated Clinical Evidence profile for head lice treatments was published in early 2015, as well as a study on effectiveness of French head lice treatments.

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