Home > Medical > Lice Lice All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications Toddler dies after DIY lice treatment An 18-month-old girl suffocated to death after she was put to bed with mayonnaise and a plastic bag on her scalp in an attempt to treat head lice. Quiz Is my child eating properly? » 20 head lice myths debunked Treet-It Anti-Lice Kit Instructional Video Snapping a 'selfie' or snatching lice? The new trend of snapping group 'selfies' that is currently all the rage may be the cause of your head lice infestation. Cover your kids' heads - super lice are coming! New research shows head lice are becoming increasingly resistant to many over the counter remedies and that natural therapies are the best course. Bugged for life: the creepy crawlies on our skin that we're stuck with for life No matter how many times you shower or how hard you scrub yourself with medicinal soap, there are still going to be millions of yucky bugs crawling all over your skin. Yikes! Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Use the Treet-It Anti-Lice Kit products as a prevention method and not just as a treatment. Quick facts on epidemic typhus Typhus, until a few decades ago, killed thousands of people, often those living in crowded and unhygienic conditions such as trenches, prisons or ships. How to prevent head lice Good hygiene won't keep lice away, but you can reduce the risk of infection with these easy tips. What are head lice? The idea of small creatures crawling on your child's head may not appeal. Here's what they are. Help in the prevention of head lice In an effort to help schools and parents prevent head lice from invading their children’s hair, Reitzer Pharmaceuticals launched a campaign via Google and Facebook by inviting schools to request FREE Samples of Treet-It Anti-Lice Maintenance Spray 30ml “ Latest comment on Health24 Method says... This day...so annoying Carb-free potato launched in South Africa ” The Paleo Diet The Paleo Diet, also known as the Tim Noakes diet in South Africa, is fast becoming very popular. Is it worth making the switch? DietDoc takes a closer look. Watch out for head lice on your child It's that time of year when your children are back at school or settling into a new school – and you need to be on the lookout for head lice. The truth about head lice Parents should be reassured that personal hygiene has nothing to do with head lice and it can't cause physical harm, says an expert. Expert tips to get rid of head lice Nits and lice usually found in the hair behind the ears and the nape of the neck, dermatologist says. Symptoms of head lice A slightly itchy scalp may be the first sign that your child has some unwanted visitors. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Winter wellness » Don't overdose on salt this winter In praise of the blanket Keep your feet happy in winter Winter's coming up - don't get sick Here's how you can boost your health to avoid the Watch what you're drinking! » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Sugary drinks like liquid candy Why soda is bad for you Do you consume Coke often? Coca-Cola works with dieticians who suggest the sugary drink is a good idea for a snack.