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unproven

adjective Pertaining or referring to that which has not been validated by repeatable experiments, or by other scientifically valid methods of determining effect or efficacy.

unproven

Dubious, nonscientific, not proven, quack, questionable, unscientific adjective Relating to that which has not been validated by reproducible experiments or other scientific methods for determining effect or efficacy
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Patients should investigate the option of participating in a registered clinical trial if they are interested in undergoing new stem cell treatments, rather than pursuing unproven treatments .
Several judges presiding over the cases brought by patients' families ruled the Stamina treatment should be available under a law that permits the use of unproven therapies for patients who are dying and have no other options.
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When diagnosed with cancer, patients are faced with an onslaught of unproven CAM products forced upon them by well-meaning people and unscrupulous quacks.
legislation to permit marketing of unproven medical therapies for seriously ill patients.
Only a few months ago our Lone Star president stood on the world stage and flouted the judgment of every other democracy, rejecting an international treaty on the environment and ignoring a chorus of pleas to abandon an unproven and destabilizing missile defense initiative.
Gordon Guyatt, an expert on evidence-based medicine, and professor of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics in the family health sciences at McMaster University, says that scarce health dollars should not be spent on unproven treatments.
It is our pioneering effort in purposely selecting new, unproven vineyard land around the world that often makes what we do controversial.
As far as I can tell it's completely unproven, so I think that's the bottom line.
Initial estimates of unproven potential indicated a further 50 million to 100 million barrels of new oil reserves.
for making unproven claims of degradability on its Hefty-brand trash bags.
In addition to our proved reserves, we estimate the unproven reserve potential of our drilling inventory now exceeds 3 Tcfe and the unrisked reserve potential of our emerging plays exceeds 13 Tcfe.