scientific rationale

scientific rationale

a reason, based on supporting scientific evidence, that a particular action is chosen.
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There is compelling scientific rationale to use TK as a biomarker for drugs that disrupt cell cycle regulation, such as Cyclin Dependent Kinase (CDK) inhibitors.
There is a significant shift away from cytotoxic agents, with the current pipeline dominated by cancer immunotherapies and signal transduction inhibitors: - What is the scientific rationale behind these mechanisms of action?
At one point, when the effects of the blast are under discussion, we hear that two piles of carbon dust were once two human beings, but that notion is quickly submerged in talk of ratios of this and that, and the scientific rationale takes over once again and humanism is shelved.
If you have a bad hangover, the best solution may be to carry on drinking I have always believed in the scientific rationale for the "hair of the dog" as a cure for a hangover because it balances out the amount of alcohol in your blood with that in your brain.
in Science Translational Medicine (1) provides commentary on the ethical and scientific rationale supporting prospective registration of OSs.
This would include some of the more promising therapies that have a strong scientific rationale for working in patients with certain types of disorders such as Parkinson's disease," said Roger Barker, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge.
Professor Kuhn responds to the concerns raised by Salojee about the national policy promoting breastfeeding in HIV-exposed infants; she discusses the scientific rationale for the policy revisions, and presents a population perspective rooted in overall child morbidity and mortality.
This really is the capstone in a 10-year portfolio of research by which we were trying to provide a scientific rationale for community case-management of pneumonia," said study co-author Dr.
It is the scientific rationale for EPA's audacious--and congressionally unauthorized--project to de-carbonize the U.
As he explains each technique, Gooley reveals the scientific rationale for why it works.
These lack scientific rationale, standardisation and reproducibility.
The field of psychoneuroimmunology gives a scientific rationale for what we have clinically recognized and implemented for years: self-hypnosis to alleviate stress has the potential to improve immune functioning.

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