- Odyssey Health is a medical company developing unique, life-saving products that address unmet clinical needs such as concussion, which does not have an FDA-approved therapeutic
- The company has developed PRV-002, a neurosteroid for the treatment of concussion, and an intranasal delivery device that delivers the drug into the upper chamber of the nasal cavity for onward travel into the brain
- Odyssey’s just concluded Phase I clinical trial shows that PRV-002 is safe and well tolerated
- The findings from the study are likely to benefit the military as well as the NFL, given military personnel and players frequently suffer concussions
In 2002, NFL Pro Hall of Famer and former center Michael Lewis Webster became the first ex-NFL player to be diagnosed through autopsy with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”), a degenerative brain disorder believed to be caused by repeated concussions (https://ibn.fm/ZxgeE). Since then, doctors, the NFL in general, and medical companies like Odyssey Health (OTC: ODYY) have learned a lot about concussions and CTE. On its part, the NFL has progressively implemented a raft of player safety policies aimed at protecting players.
Despite the spate of safety policies, which include fines and suspensions to players, football remains a dangerous sport that sees players with massive physiques collide with one another. It is no question that this physicality can cause damage to the brain and body, and a recent incident, which has elicited…
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