NovoCure Photo: Nasdaq Novocure soars on lung cancer trial data

An independent data monitoring committee has reported encouraging data from the Phase III LUNAR trial.

Memic's Hominis system Credit: PR Israeli surgical robot co Memic raises $96m

The FDA approved Hominis system is for use in single site, natural orifice laparoscopic-assisted transvaginal benign surgical procedures including benign hysterectomy.

Cancer Liquid biopsy co Nucleix raises $55m

The company's lead product EpiCheck is for the earlier detection of lung cancer.

Vaccination in an Israeli pub Photo: Corinna Kern Reuters Covid-19 still dwindling in Israel as schools reopen

There is serious concern that the return to school today after the Passover vacation will spark a rise in cases.

Israel Biotech Fund Photo: PR Israel Biotech Fund closes $112m second fund

IBF focuses on investments in drug development and medical diagnostics companies in all stages.

Ran Poliakine / Photo: LUZ Corporate Photography NANO-X wins FDA clearance for single-source digital x-ray

The Israeli company remains on track and expects to submit an application to the FDA for its multi-source Nanox.ARC and the Nanox.CLOUD in 2021.

Ehud Barak credit: Dor Malka InterCure teams with Austrian co to market cannabis products

The company, MediCann, will invest €10 million into the InterCure Austrian subsidiary, which will be 51% owned by InterCure.

Eyal Shamir / Photo: IceCure IceCure wins FDA breakthrough status for tumor freezing

The Israeli company's ProSense treats early stage, low risk breast cancer.

Pfizer vaccination  / Photo: Company website Visit Israel and get vaccinated

"Globes" reveals the loopholes that have let thousands of Israelis living abroad visit for jabs, despite not being health fund members.

Tzipi Ozer-Armon credit:Rami Zarnegar Behind the Lumenis makeover

Veteran Israel medical device company Lumenis had its ups and downs, but with Tzipi Ozer-Armon in charge, its value has gone one-way.

Dr. Natalia Freund  credit: Yoram Reshef TB research could help defeat AIDS too

Dr. Natalia Freund of Tel Aviv University explains how tuberculosis is not necessarily a disease of the past.

Vaccination Vaccinations versus rising Covid infections

Public health experts see the infection rate rising despite the vaccinations and expect a difficult month ahead.

Picodya management team: Eli Bensimon, Yehuda Yavets-Chen, Tzvika Barkai. credit:  Bee Productions Covid brings Picodya's rapid diagnostics out from under the radar

Picodya, based on Kibbutz Hatzerim of Netafim fame, has developed fast, reusable, and economical Lab-on-a-Chip technology.

Netanyahu receives second vaccination Israel will not achieve herd immunity against Covid-19

Israel's impressive vaccine rollout will probably not be enough to beat the virus. So what next?

Prof. Eli Waxman Credit: Weizmann Institute "The vaccine alone cannot prevent spread of the virus"

Cabinet advisor Prof. Eli Waxman of the Weizmann Institute insists that despite Israel's vaccine rollout, thousands more will die, if the lockdown is lifted too soon.

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