Tag Archives: super lice

Lice Incubation. Top 3 Head Lice Myths Busted!

28 November

Lice Incubation. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes dominance in […]

Hair Super Lice Resistance. Find out about NitWits!

26 September
Super Lice on the Rise in the US

Super Lice Resistance. Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? September is high season for lice. During the first month of school, head lice often reach their peak in terms of infestations inschool aged children. According to this study in the Journal of Entomology  in 42 of the 48 states tested, 100% of the […]

Super Lice Summer Camp? Peace of Mind Today

24 August

Super Lice Summer Camp?  Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? August is high season for lice. Between the end of summer camp and the start of school, head lice often reach their peak in terms of the infestations of school aged children. According to this published study in the Journal of Entomology  in […]

Lice Nits Eggs Super Lice Now in 48 of 50 States

04 May

Lice Nits Eggs Super Lice are more prevalent than first thought. In a study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology pesticide resistant head lice have been found to be much more widespread  in the US than previously thought. Super Lice are defined as lice that have developed resistance to the pyrethrin and pyrethroid pesticides […]

Super Lice Increasing? Get NitWits Peace of Mind!

03 May

Super Lice Increasing.  First of all head lice are now resistant to the most common lice shampoo chemicals are widespread in the US in 2016. Dr. Yoon in his 2016 study looked at head lice samples collected from 48 out of 50 US states and found that head lice have developed genetic resistance to pesticides […]

Nit picking service. Time to call the Pros NitWits

06 March

Nit picking service. Head Lice like humans. Lice like our scalps and they like our hair. Head Lice are only able to survive on human scalps where their entire life cycle, including lice bites, takes place.  Head Lice are an “obligate” parasite.  Obligate means the parasite is specific to one particular host, and one specific area on that host. […]

Body Lice? Feeling itchy? Call NitWits Today & Sleep Tonight!

07 February

Body lice. Head Lice like humans. Lice like our scalps and they like our hair. Head Lice are only able to survive on human scalps, where their entire Life Cycle Head Lice takes place.  Head Lice are “obligate” parasites. Obligate means the parasite is specific to one particular host, and one specific area on that host.  An obligate […]

Nit removal service at your service NitWits 24/7!

31 January

Nit removal service. “I feel like I have lice” is often heard at the other end of the line from our NitWits callers. First of all, whether you have lice or not, we can clear your mind and clear your scalp in a short visit to NitWits. Furthermore Parents are are happy to get a clean […]

Lice Center NitWits to the Rescue. Time to Call the Pros!

25 October

Lice Center. Yes folks you there are exceptionally good professional head lice practitioners in Massachusetts including Boston, Cambridge, Belmont, Arlington, Brookline, Newton and Concord. NitWits is Boston’s #1 Lice Professionals. Why would you want to use this kind of a Lice Removal Service near me?  For one thing you do not have another minute in […]

Head Lice Look Like Dandruff? Top 3 Lice Myths

12 October

Head lice look like dandruff? Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all […]