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News from the global scientific community focused on furthering the understanding and treatment of pediculosis, including research and clinical trials.

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.

18.03.15 | Novel pediculicide from bark extract

 

A new publication reports on testing of a Brazilian tree-bark extract for treating lice infection.

30.01.15 | Under-reported pediculosis papers in 2014

Like the subjects of their study, coverage of academic discussions of pediculosis treatment is often incomplete. Here are three such articles from 2014 which required a second round of treatment to get hold of:

30.01.15 | Clinical Trials Update Jan 2015

 Recent news relevant to clinical trials on pediculosis.

29.09.14 | New Review of Lice Treatments

A new critical review of head lice treatments covers the latest treatment methods and clinical trial methodology.

04.09.14 | Successful Phase 3 results for Hatchtech Xeglyze trials

Hatchtech Pty Ltd this week announced successful results for its phase 3 trials of Xeglyze™ Lotion, a novel lice and egg treatment.

27.08.14 | Clinical Trial Roundup

A summary of recent clinical trial news.

24.07.14 | Review of egg-removal abilities of commercial products

A new study investigates the ability of commercial head lice products to remove eggs from hair.

16.07.14 | Comparison of topical and oral ivermectin

A recent study has found topical ivermectin to have better lice eradication rates than oral ivermectin.

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