A small new study from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust found that kids who played on tablets and mobile phones were likely to have had and spread head lice.
Data on 202 children was collected, and of these 45% were said to have head lice in the last five years. Over half the children owned smartphones or tablets with two in five using them for selfie taking. As lice move from head to head, children gathering around devices can help them spread faster and wider than before.
Read more about the questionnaires given and experts findings in the Daily Record article.