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16.09.16 | Efficacy of Abametapir Against Eggs of Human Head and Body Lice

A study undertaken to determine the ovicidal efficacy of abametapir against eggs of both human head and body lice has revealed that abametaphir has an 100% ovicidal activity in vitro assessments and therefore able to inhibit hatching of both head and body louse eggs if used in specific concetrations.

16.09.16 | Tyratech seeing continued growth of Vamousse

TyraTech has reported an increase of 31% in sales during the first half of 2016.

18.07.16 | Stubborn egg loosening lotion launched by Hedrin

The head lice brand Hedrin has announced the launch of a Stubborn Egg Loosening Lotion and suggested that this new addition to the Hedrin family would make it easy to remove dead eggs from the hair after treatment.

22.01.16 | Safety of Oral Ivermectin in Children

New commentary warns of the risks of excessive use of ivermectin for unauthorized groups.

14.09.15 | Xeglyze submitted for FDA approval, commercialisation deal announced

Hatchtech is submitting its Xeglyze lice treatment to the FDA for approval and has signed a commercialisation agreement with Dr. Reddy’s.

14.11.16 | New Insights into the Origin of Clade B Lice

A new study analysing the ancient DNA of head lice and their eggs from the Roman period has revealed that clade B lice existed, at least in the Middle East, prior to contacts between Native Americans and Europeans.

14.10.16 | FDA Finalises Head Lice Guidance

In an effort to control the head lice infestations and drug resistance to the most commonly used head lice treatments, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new guidance on developing topical drugs.

16.09.16 | Survey of older literature

A summary of several smaller-impact papers on head lice published in 2015.

18.03.16 | Ivermectin: Synergistic Activity and Clinical Review

Two new papers on ivermectin provide evidence for synergistic anti-lice activity when combined with antibiotics.

16.09.16 | Management and Treatment of Head Lice

A review of literature searches and clinical trials on Pediculosis has provided an overview on managing and treating human lice. This review highlights new strategies to more effectively fight pediculoisis and prevent resistance.

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