NHL Alumni Association strikes deal with cannabis company for medical exams, brain scans

Canopy Growth Corporation

The NHL Alumni Association has signed a landmark agreement with Canopy Growth Corp., that will see the Canadian cannabis company finance one or more studies that could be an important step towards establishing the first comprehensive snapshot of the health of retired hockey players. Canopy Growth has agreed to cover the costs of a double …

NHL Alumni Association Teams Up With Canopy Growth to Research Concussions and Cannabinoids

Canopy Growth, NHLA, NEEKA collaboration

New study led by NEEKA Health Canada will test if CBD-based therapies can reduce the severity of post-concussion brain disorders in former NHL players. March 2, 2019 TORONTO & SMITHS FALLS, ON — NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA), NEEKA Health Canada and Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) are pleased to announce a transformative …

HCM City hospital carries out first robotically assisted brain surgery

NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Nhan Dan (People’s) 115 Hospital has created a hallmark in the medical field in becoming the first unit in Asia to deploy the Modus V Synaptive robot system in neurological and skull surgery. The first robotically assisted brain surgery took place on February 15 and was carried out …

Vietnam hospital performs successful robot-assisted brain surgery

A leading hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has performed a successful robot-assisted surgery to remove a patient’s brain tumor using the Modus V digital microscope, marking the first time the device was used in an operation in Asia. The brain surgery was performed on Friday by doctors at the 115 General Hospital in District …