AI  photo: Shutterstock Dry eye treatment co Azura Ophthalmics raises $20m

Azura’s lead compound AZR-MD-001 is a topical ointment applied to the lower lid that has shown a positive safety and efficacy profile.

Lockdown on Rothschild Boulevard  / Photo: Corinna Kern Reuters , Reuters New Covid-19 cases in Israel halved over past week

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel had the highest infection rate in the world and today we have almost the lowest.

Ishay Davidi photo: Eyal Izhar FIMI sells 33% of medical equipment co Simplivia

The sale in equal shares to The Phoenix Holdings and Leumi Partners is at a valuation of $140 million.

Teva tablets factory on at Har Hotzvim / Photo: Lior Mizrahi Sale of Teva's Jerusalem tablets plant cancelled

The Levinstein group was to have bought the Har Hotzvim property for NIS 171 million.

David Javier Iscovich and Jose Iscovich  / Photo: Eyal Toueg Israeli animal health co Mileutis raises $20m

Mileutis is in advanced stages of development of an innovative product which addresses bovine mastitis, the main concern in the dairy industry.

Drive through Covid-19 test station  / Photo: Shutterstock, NextGen Biomed trial brings Covid-19 breath test nearer

Scentech with which NextGen Biomed is merging, has successfully identified Covid-19 biomarkers through gas compounds.

Liat Goldshaid-Zmiri Looking $100 million

CEO Dr. Liat Goldshaid-Zmiri describes how a casual e-mail led to aesthetic medicine company Luminera's acquisition by AbbVie.

Prof. Ronni Gamzu  / Photo: Lior Tzur, PR Daily Covid-19 cases dip below 2,000 allowing lockdown exit

Israel's National Coronavirus Project Coordinator Prof. Ronni Gamzu will recommend opening businesses that do not receive the public, and resumption of early childhood education.

Avinoam Sapir Avinoam Sapir: Cannabis is like a medicine

The former Teva Israel CEO, now CEO of Tikun Olam Cannbit, talks about the business and therapeutic potential of medical cannabis.

Digital health  / Photo: Shutterstock Medical billing co Nym Health raises $16.5m

The Israeli company's medical coding speeds up billing by automatically assigning the most accurate medical codes required for medical reimbursement.

Research  / Photo: MinPro/Handout / Latin America News Agency, Reuters Germany to ensure Israel will receive Covid-19 vaccine

The EU has an agreement to procure 400 million vaccinations from AstraZeneca and Germany says Israel is part of the EU for this deal.

Anti Covid-19 campaign in Arab sector  / Photo: GPO Israel's Arabs dramatically cut virus infection rate

The 30 Arab local authorities and cities in Israel defined as high infection "red" a month ago have dwindled to just four. "Globes investigates how it was done.

Lockdown on Rothschild Boulevard  / Photo: Corinna Kern Reuters , Reuters Infections fall sharply as lockdown nears end

Israel's coronavirus cabinet meets Tuesday to discuss what relaxations will be introduced. But fatalities have exceeded 2,000.

Tal Ohana  / Photo: Shlomi Yosef , Globes Negev city mayor takes initiative to cut Covid-19

Tal Ohana did not sit around waiting for the government to act and has transformed Yeruham from a 'red' city to 'green' by taking responsibility for the situation.

Adam de la Zerda and Visby Medical's miniature PCR device / Photo: Reuters The Israeli professor, the fast corona test, and the FDA

Prof. Adam de la Zerda talks about the device that could be a game-changer in the fight against Covid-19.

Luis Voloch and Noam Solomon / Photo: PR The startup databasing our immune system

Immunai helps drug companies make immune therapies more accurate and customized.

Gil Sheratzky and Ori Gilboa / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes "Covid-19 has better PR, but texting while driving is deadlier"

SaverOne claims to have the long-sought solution to drivers being distracted by their phones. Now it's up to the regulators.

Gilad Glick / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes As sleep patients stay home, Itamar Medical's time arrives

Covid-19 has made sleep clinics risky, which is where Itamar Medical's disposable home sleep apnea diagnosis kit comes in.

Yaneer Bar-Yam / Photo: PR "Israel can eradicate Covid-19 within weeks"

Complex systems expert Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam believes "flattening the curve" is immoral and futile, and that we have a better choice.

Laboratory testing for coronavirus  / Photo: Ministry of Health, PR Israeli tech collaborates on Covid-19 challenges

As Covid-19 rages, companies with solutions meet hospitals with problems on digital health community platform HealthIL.

Naftali Bennett  / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Bennett benefits as gov't stumbles on Covid-19

In opposition, Naftali Bennett has gained popularity with policies to combat the virus, and is unscathed from his role in the government, which opened the economy.

Amnon Shashua / Photo: Rafi Kotz, Globes Amnon Shashua: No need for another lockdown

The Intel SVP tells "Globes" that the million Israelis with underlying conditions who are endangered by Covid-19 should be given special protection.

Dr Eliav Barr "I don't care who wins, as long as we get a vaccine"

MSD executive Dr. Eliav Barr describes his company's coronavirus vaccine strategy, and possible threats to come.

Gil Kerbs / Photo: private photo AI in the kitchen

Founder Gil Kerbs tells "Globes" about Newt and its personalized nutrition app, which provides motivation as well as menus.

Kare Schultz / Photo: Cadya Levy, Globes Teva at the double

Good results, falling debt and Covid-19 have all contributed to the Israeli drugmaker's share price nearly doubling since March.

Cannabis conference  / Photo: Yossi Biron "Cannabis exports were seen as election gimmick"

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, a consultant to medical cannabis firm Univo, regrets the delay on export permits.

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