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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.

08.09.15 | Updated Pediculosis Pipeline insight report

DelveInsight have released an updated report covering the state of the pediculosis treatment pipeline.

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.

24.11.15 | Laboratory and clinical trials of cocamide lotion against head lice

A new study has revealed that cocamide DEA 10% lotion shows limited activity to eliminate head lice infection.

12.11.15 | Head lice predictors and infestation dynamics among students

Two new studies have revealed that unnoticed transmissions in schools and families are likely to be the major drivers for outbreaks of head lice infestation.

12.11.15 | Severe iron deficiency anaemia and lice infection

A new case report has linked a young woman’s severe iron deficiency anaemia with chronic lice infection.

12.11.15 | Impact of living conditions on head lice infection

A new study investigating the factors associated with head lice outbreaks reveals that the conditions of living areas and households play an important role in head lice prevention.

12.11.15 | Lice combing using ultrasound

A new preclinical evaluation investigating the use of ultrasound during nit combing has revealed that in the presence of a suitable lubricant, ultrasound reduces the peak force required to start moving louse eggs along the hair.

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