Pyrethroids can be found in some head-lice products.
An association isn't the same as causation – and as far as associations go, the one in this study was pretty weak.
Head lice are an itchy problem to solve. But don’t panic, there are alternatives to insecticides.
New research confirms what many parents already know: head lice are getting harder to kill. How else can we control these itchy pests plaguing our playgrounds?
The head louse is usually relatively harmless and more of a nuisance than a disease.
We humans think we sit on top of the food chain, but the pediculosis capitis mite – the head louse – sits above us, on the top of our heads.
Getting infested children to sit still long enough to complete a treatment is probably more difficult than removing the head lice themselves.
Across the country, tiny blood-sucking parasites are settling in for the new school year. Head lice infestation, officially known as pediculosis, is common in primary school-aged children. But don’t worry…