Israeli receives third Covid booster vaccination Photo: Amir Cohen, Reuters Israel and EU reach reciprocal Covid passport agreement

Joining the EU's digital Covid certificate program will ease travel between Israel and the EU and could renew incoming tourism.

Gilad Glick  credit: Dan Miller Israeli sleep diagnostics co Itamar Medical sold for $538m

The buyer, ZOLL Medical, is paying a 50% premium over Itamar Medical's share price before the announcement.

Telegram Photo: Arthus Shevtsov Shutterstock Check Point uncovers Israeli group selling fake Covid tests

Check Point has reported to Israel Police a Telegram group selling fake negative tests to pilgrims returning from Uman.

Copaxone  credit: PR Court denies Teva's motion to dismiss Copaxone kickbacks case

The District Court in Boston Massachusetts ruled that Teva must face claims under the False Claims Act of defrauding Medicare.

Perrigo acquires HRA Pharma for $2.1b

HRA is a fast-growing OTC company, with three category-leading self-care brands in blister care, women's health, and scar care.

Yanay Ofran credit: Eyal Izhar The man making antibodies smarter

Using artificial intelligence, Biolojic Design founder Prof Yanay Ofran believes he can produce antibodies that are a match for any disease.

Boston Scientific completes Lumenis surgical $1b acquisition

Lumenis will remain with 1,000 employees in its laser and RF activities and CEO Tzipi Ozer-Armon said it is expanding these activities and already hiring.

Ehud Barak Photo: Eyal Izhar Ehud Barak's cannabis co InterCure lists on Nasdaq

The former Israeli prime minister has warrants worth NIS 18 million in the Israeli medical cannabis company.

Uri Geiger Keystone Dental raises $25m, buys Osteon Medical

The US dental implants company has 100 employees at its R&D center in Israel.

Healthcare data  credit: Shutterstock aMoon, Roche pick first two cos for Starfinder Lab program

The companies are in digital pathology and lung cancer diagnosis.

Hadera power plant  credit: Eyal Fischer Carcinogen emissions up 14% in Israel in 2020

Waste burning is the source of 62% of the carcinogens released into the air, while Israel is a leader for greenhouse gas emissions per capita.

Nir Altschuler Bioventus to exercise option to buy CartiHeal for $500m

The Israeli company has developed cartilage implants made from coral.

Liron Fendell and Prof. Moshe Phillip Photo: Shlomi Yosef Israel's Nutritional Growth Solutions raises A$5m on ASX

The company provides pediatric nutritional products that are backed by clinical research and are formulated to nourish children during their different stages of growth.

Third jab Photo: Haim Zach GPO Israeli Health Ministry data: Third jab reduces Covid risks

The rate of seriously ill patients among those with three jabs was 0.008% compared with 0.012% among those with two vaccinations and 0.014% among those who were unvaccinated.

Shimon Eckhouse  credit: Jonathan Bloom Shimon Eckhouse rides again with SofWave

Aesthetic medicine veteran Eckhouse (Lumenis, Syneron) explains what's new about SofWave and why it chose Tel Aviv for a flotation.

High-tech office / Photo: Shutterstock, 8.7% of the workers pay 24% of the taxes

Resentment at the high earnings of technology sector employees overlooks their outsize contribution to Israel's economy.

Dr. Yaron Daniely credit: Eyal Izhar "We're concerned at the decline in early-stage startups"

Dr. Yaron Daniely of healthcare VC firm aMoon intends to take an active approach to turning academic research into viable companies.

Philips imaging equipment Credit: Company website Philips switch to health technology is Israel's gain

Having sold all its non-healthcare activities, Philips CEO Frans van Houten tells "Globes" about future plans, with Israel figuring largely.

Lewis Pell "I made some people in Israel rich"

Legendary medical device investor Lewis Pell talks about what he brings to inventors, breaking up with Shlomo Ben-Haim, and healthcare's future.

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