| Mar 31, 2011
| 5:34 PM
As World Water Week winds down, I headed out with my wife for dinner to honor the UNICEF Tap Project as we have for the last three years, only to notice that no restaurants were participating (something I am committed to change next year).
| Jul 14, 2011
Sarah Crichton / Farrar, Strauss & Giroux: 503 pp., $27
It's an early December morning in Sweden: Snowflakes swirl, Arctic winds blow, and a darkness has settled across the land — specifically northeast...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:26 PM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Treating pregnant cancer patients with powerful chemotherapy drugs appears not to harm their unborn children, but pre-term delivery to avoid subjecting them to chemotherapy does, according to a study by cancer experts on Tuesday....
| Sep 25, 2011
| 3:31 AM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Roche's bone strengthening drug Boniva is as good for pain relief as single dose radiotherapy in patients whose prostate cancer has spread to their bones, according to data from a late-stage trial released on Sunday.
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:21 AM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Novartis's bone drug Zometa extended survival in older breast cancer patients but failed to improve disease-free survival among younger women patients in a large-scale clinical trial, researchers said on Sunday.
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:41 AM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Women with an aggressive type of advanced breast cancer can live significantly longer without their disease getting worse if they are treated with an experimental "armed antibody" drug from Roche, researchers said on Sunday.
| Sep 24, 2011
| 3:06 PM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Giving breast cancer patients radiotherapy and chemotherapy at the same time significantly cuts the risk their tumors will come back and should be considered as a new treatment approach across the world, cancer experts said on...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:52 AM
ZURICH (Reuters) - Doctors and investors at a cancer conference starting on Friday will be keen to find out more on the effectiveness of two promising new breast cancer drugs from Swiss drugmakers Roche and Novartis.
Roche's T-DM1 and Novartis's Afinitor...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 11:20 AM
OSLO (KTLA) -- Norwegian police continue to search for victims Saturday after a homegrown terrorist launched a shooting rampage at a youth camp just hours after exploding a car bomb in the central government district in Oslo.
As of Saturday, the death...
| Feb 27, 2012
Swedish actor Erland Josephson, one of fabled director Ingmar Bergman's closest friends and collaborators, known for his portrayals of aloof intellectuals and often Bergman's alter ego in such celebrated films as "Scenes From a Marriage" and "Cries and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5.
Whenever Connecticut folks...
| Apr 18, 2009
The entertainment industry scored another victory in its battle against online piracy Friday when a Swedish court convicted the operators of the Pirate Bay -- one of the Web's most popular tools for finding bootlegged movies, songs, software and games --...