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Treating PTSD using avatars credit GrayMatters Israeli startup GrayMatters treats PTSD with avatars

GrayMatters received US FDA approval for marketing its technology in March and after the start of the Israel-Hamas war received approval in Israel.

Epitomee weight loss pill credit: Company website Epitomee slumps as Nestle nixes marketing weight loss pill

Nestlé says the trial results did not meet the full minimal terms set in the licensing agreement.

Teva  credit: Cineberg/Shutterstock UBS upgrades Teva due to "attractive brand assets"

The Swiss bank sees the Israeli pharmaceutical company transitioning to a more brand-focused company.

CartiHeal CEO Nir Altschuler  credit: Eyal Izhar Smith+Nephew buying CartiHeal for up to $330m

A previous deal with US company Bioventus fell through. Israeli company CartiHeal has developed an implant for treating cartilage and joint surface lesions in the knee.

Shifa Hospital credit: IDF Spokesperson Israel delivers medical aid to Gaza's Shifa Hospital

IDF Spokesperson: IDF medical teams together with Arabic speaking soldiers are present in the area in order to ensure that the equipment reaches those that need it.

Shifa Hospital credit: Reuters Doaa Rouqa Israel looks to floating hospitals to ease Gaza health crisis

With Gaza's hospitals like Shifa acting as terrorist strongholds and needing to be evacuated, "Globes" examines solutions to the crisis.

Teva  credit: Cineberg/Shutterstock Teva signs $125m deal with Royalty Pharma on antipsychotic drug

The funding agreement will offset program costs for Teva, which will lead the clinical development of the schizophrenia treatment and regulatory process and is responsible for commercialization.

Eleos Health team credit: Omri Miron AI behavioral health co Eleos Health raises $40m

The new funds will help the company develop AI solutions for group therapy sessions, compliance automation, case management, concurrent documentation and value-based care support.

Teva  credit: Cineberg/Shutterstock Teva beats on Q3 revenue and raises guidance

The Israeli pharmaceutical company will return to revenue growth after five years in which its revenue has shrunk.

Richard Francis credit: PR Teva teams with Sanofi on inflammatory bowel treatment

Under the terms of the collaboration agreement, Teva will receive an upfront payment of $500 million and up to $1 billion in development and launch milestones.

Cancer Israeli balloon implant co BioProtect raises $28m

The new funds will be used for US commercialization of the BioProtect Balloon Implant System, which recently received FDA clearance for rectal protection during radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Richie Hunter  credit: Jonathan Bloom The Phoenix buys Green Lantern's Holmes Place stake

Richie Hunter's Green Lantern has made three times its investment in the fitness club chain.

Sompo-TytoCare cooperation signing ceremony credit: David HaCohen TytoCare teams with Japan's Sompo on elderly healthcare

TytoCare CEO Dedi Gilad: The collaboration combines our advanced telemedicine solutions with Sompo's commitment to making healthcare services accessible to the Japanese market.

BioLine laboratory  credit: Shutterstock BioLineRx stem cell drug for myeloma patients wins FDA nod

The Israeli biopharmaceutical company's CEO Philip Serlin told "Globes" that the product will be ready for marketing in a few weeks.

Covid vaccines credit: Reuters Hans Lucas Covid infections back on the rise in Israel

The Ministry of Health reports that 136 people tested positive yesterday compared with an average of 74 at the start of September but this is the tip of the iceberg.

cancer AI cancer diagnostics co Ibex Medical Analytics raises $55m

The Israeli company is transforming cancer diagnostics with AI-powered solutions that help pathologists improve the quality of diagnosis and support laboratories with enhanced efficiency and better turnaround times.

Epitomee weight loss pill credit: Company website Epitomee jumps after positive weight loss pill trial

The Israeli company has developed a pill that swells in the stomach, creates a sense of satiation and then disintegrates.

Israel Innovation Authority CEO Dror Bin  credit: Eyal Izhar Gov't delegation seeks US investment in Israeli health-tech

The Innovation Authority and Finance Ministry delegation will study the Boston tech eco-system and consider incentives for US investment funds.

Harel Gadot credit: PR XACT Robotics shuts down, lays off 65

The Israeli company has developed FDA approved autonomous robots for performing hands-free surgery but has failed to generate significant revenue.

QuantHealth founders credit: Ruth Benziman Israeli AI clinical trial design co QuantHealth raises $15m

The Israeli company claims that its groundbreaking technology can predict trial outcomes with 86% accuracy.

Dor Skuler credit: Intuition Robotics AI care companion co Intuition Robotics raises $25m

The Israeli company has developed AI companion ElliQ, which is designed to enhance the lives of older adults by easing loneliness and promoting healthier and independent living.

Is a private medical school a cure for the doctor shortage?  credit: Shutterstock Not everyones happy about Israels newest med school

As Israel faces a doctor shortage, Reichman University is establishing a new, NIS 90,000-a-year medical school, attracting scorn and skepticism.

Medical equipment  credit: Einat Lavron Israel eases medical equipment imports

Regulatory changes by the Ministry of Health are expected to save NIS 90 million annually.

Rewalk Photo: Mike Sanger, Reuters ReWalk completes acquisition of rival AlterG

ReWalk has completed the acquisition of AlterG, which provides anti-gravity systems for use in physical and neurological rehabilitation.

Moshe Bar Siman Tov  credit: Shlomi Yosef Ministry tells health funds not to cut nursing care benefits

Ministry of Health director general Moshe Bar Siman Tov has instructed the health funds to ignore a directive from the Capital Markets, Insurance and Savings Authority.

Telehealth co TytoCare raises $49m in slower market

TytoCare, which develops and markets remote diagnostic devices, raised the money at a higher company valuation, despite the dip in the telehealth market.

Teva  credit: Cineberg/Shutterstock Teva returns to revenue growth, raises guidance

The Israeli pharmaceutical company beat the analysts' expectations in the second quarter of 2023 with revenue of $3.9 billion and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.56.

EssilorLuxottica credit: Benoit Tessier, Reuters EssilorLuxottica buys Israeli hearing aid co Nuance Hearing

EssilorLuxottica plans developing lenses in which Nuance's acoustic beamforming technology is embedded and launching the eyeglasses next year.

Overrun by rats credit: Shutterstock. Those pictured havbe no connection to the article Bnei Brak overrun by rats

The city is teeming with rats feasting on garbage and sewage in its overcrowded neighborhoods. The municipality, which is finally taking action, blames light rail works.

AI  photo: Shutterstock AI personalized care co K Health raises $59m

The Israeli-founded company also published a research article comparing the performance of its AI platform to that of doctors.

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