The Avastin medicine has largely lived up to its billing as an innovative way to attack tumors, along the way generating the most revenue for any cancer drug while being Roche Holding AG ’s best-selling treatment with 6.46 billion Swiss francs ($6.88 billion) in sales last year.
South Korea broadcast a pop song extolling freedom of choice and a warning on the dangers of overeating into North Korea, ending a six-year moratorium on propaganda in retaliation for the sinking of a warship.
South Korea and the United States urged China to cooperate in international efforts to punish North Korea over the sinking of a warship in March that the U.S. said has raised tension in the region to its highest in decades.
South Korea’s government is prepared to omit sanctions from any United Nations action against North Korea over the sinking of a warship, a concession that may ease tension and help head off Chinese opposition.
Combining GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Tykerb drug with Roche Holding AG’s Herceptin to treat breast cancer was almost twice as effective as single-drug therapy, according to researchers in a 23-country clinical trial.
The greatest debate in the history of economics began with a simple request for a book. In the early weeks of 1927, Friedrich Hayek, a young Viennese economist, wrote to John Maynard Keynes at King’s College, Cambridge, in England, asking for an economic textbook written 50 years before: Francis Ysidro Edgeworth’s exotically titled “Mathematical Psychics.” Keynes replied with a single line on a plain postcard: “I am sorry to say that my stock of ’Mathematical Psychics’ is exhausted.”