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Pubic lice

Pubic lice are small, six-legged creatures that infect the pubic hair area and lay eggs. These lice can also be found in armpit hair and eyebrows. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Pubic lice...

Lice

   See also: Head Lice - Infestation, Diagnosis and Treatment.  

Body lice

Body lice are tiny parasites (Pediculus humanus corporis) that spread through close contact with other people. There are three types of lice: Body lice Head lice Pubic lice This ar...

Pediculosis - louse (lice) treatment

   To view our most recent articles on Lice Treatment please go to: http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/987636/Pediculosis-Louse-Lice-Treatment.html    

Pediculosis - louse (lice) infestation

   To view our most recent article on Lice Infestation please go to: http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/987568/Pediculosis-Louse-Lice-Infestation.html 

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Tracking genomic divergence in humans, chimpanzees and their lice

A new study compares the relative rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with that of their lice. The researchers wanted to know whether evolution marches on at a steady pace in all cre...

Study compares relative rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with their lice

A new study compares the relative rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with that of their lice. The researchers wanted to know whether evolution marches on at a steady pace in all cre...

How mosquitoes are attracted to humans

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have shown that certain mosquito nerve cells, known as cpA neurons, cause mosquitoes to be attracted to humans by detecting exhaled carbon dioxide...

Of lice and men (and chimps): Study tracks pace of molecular evolution

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A new study compares the relative rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with that of their lice. The researchers wanted to know whether evo...

Head lice eggs removed with ordinary conditioner

Eggs from head lice, also called nits, are incredibly difficult to remove. Female lice lay eggs directly onto strands of hair, and they cement them in place with a glue-like substance, making them har...

Beware of OTC Head Lice Treatments, says Lice Troopers, America's #1 All-Natural Lice Treatment Service

Most over the counter Head Lice Products contain chemicals and pesticides in order to kill Lice and Nits. It's extremely important to treat lice using an all-natural method. Miami, FL (PRWEB) Janu...

Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds

FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions. Head lice infestation...

Plants and the human brain: Why humans think like insects

Similarities between human and insect brains could be the reason why humans are attracted to plant-derived chemicals, such as tea, coffee, tobacco and drugs, according to a new book.

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Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) species of wild birds in northwestern Turkey with a new host record.

The goal of this study was to identify the chewing lice species of migratory and non-migratory wild birds in the province of Bursa, which is located in northwestern Turkey, between August 2009 and Nov...

Rates of genomic divergence in humans, chimpanzees and their lice.

The rate of DNA mutation and divergence is highly variable across the tree of life. However, the reasons underlying this variation are not well understood. Comparing the rates of genetic changes betwe...

Differential gene expression in laboratory strains of human head and body lice when challenged with Bartonella quintana, a pathogenic bacterium.

Human head and body lice are obligatory hematophagous ectoparasites that belong to a single species, Pediculus humanus. Only body lice, however, are vectors of the infectious Gram-negative bacterium B...

Prevalence of Head Lice in Two Socio-economically Different Schools in the Center of Izmir City, Turkey.

Objective: The well-known and common infestation caused by Pediculus humanus capitis is an important public health and a social issue in many communities in the world. The aim of this study was to com...

Efficacy and Safety of Dimeticone in the Treatment of Lice Infestation through Prophylaxis of Classmates.

We conducted a study to evaluate efficacy and safety of dimeticone 4%, a lotion with no conventional insecticide activity, to cure lice infection and to prevent spread of infestation/reinfestation by...

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