July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p38
Trade Publication
This section presents news briefs related to research and development, as of July 31, 2006. The European Medicines Agency has given its backing to the first avian flu vaccines for use in birds from Intevet International and Fort Dodge Animal Health Ltd. According to U.S. scientists, the cancer drug Glivec, which has proved effective for patients with a rare form of myelogenous leukaemia, also increases the risk of heart failure.


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