Scientific News


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

11.03.13 | More on Ivermectin and safety

Following the recent publication of clinical trial data showing Ivermectin solution to be a safe and effective pediculicide, two further recent items of note:

29.01.13 | New study on insecticide resistance in lice

A recently-published study has found high occurrance of a genetic mutation in a lice sample which correlates with resistance to permethrin and malathion treatments.

04.01.13 | Ivermectin in vivo study results

A recently published study has found that ivermectin solution has strong in vivo pediculicide properties.

13.12.12 | FDA rejects lindane ban petition

A petition requesting that lindane be withdrawn from sale as a second-line pediculicide has been denied by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

13.12.12 | Commentary and response on spinosad clinical trial

An assessment and author response to a 2009 clinical trial of spinosad has been published in Archives of Dermatology.

26.11.12 | New clinical trial for prevention of head lice infection

A clinical trial has been registered researching the possibility of using a novel pediculicide to prevent, rather than remove, head lice infection.

08.11.12 | Topical ivermectin in head lice treatment

A new study has shown that Ivermectin lotion is effective when applied topically to treat head lice infection.

01.11.12 | Head lice death via cuticle disruption: new study

A new study has been published investigating the effectiveness of a combination of isopropyl myristate and cyclomethicone D5 in head lice treatment via a non-traditional physical mechanism of action, thus avoiding issues of genetic resistance to treatment.

29.10.12 | New review of head lice treatment in paediatric care

A new article in the Journal of Paediatric Health Care reviews recent pediculosis treatment developments and offers recommendations for the best methods of treatment.

28.09.12 | FDA Updates requirements for Medical Device Registration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is introducing new requirements and responsibilities for the registration and listing of Medical Devices, effective October 1, 2012. 

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