A new non-neurotoxic treatment for head lice has been found to have an average of 91.2% treatment success rate after one week, and to be safe in humans from six months of age and up. This is the finding of a study recently published in Pediatric Dermatology.
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- Meinking, Villar, Vicaria, Eyerdam, Paquet, Mertz-Rivera, Rivera, Hiriart, and Reyna. The Clinical Trials Supporting Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5% (UlesfiaTM), a Safe and Effective Topical Treatment for Head Lice (Pediculosis humanus capitis). Pediatric Dermatology, 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.01059.x
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