experimental treatment

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An unproven therapy which may or may not be better than a current ‘gold standard’ therapy

experimental treatment

Internal medicine An unproven therapy which may or may not be superior to a current 'gold standard' therapy
Experimental treatment–criteria
Not generally accepted by the medical community as effective and proven
Not recognized by professional medical organizations as conforming to accepted medical practice
Not approved by the FDA or other requisite government body
Are in clinical trials or need further study
Are rarely used, novel, or unknown and lack authoritative evidence of safety and efficacy (AMN 18/9/95, p16)
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The dairyman had not recognized the taste at that time, and thought the butter bewitched.
At all events, I've had a good Russian cry over this poor fellow," she added, pointing to the prince, who had not recognized her in the slightest degree.
Turkey has not recognized and will not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea.
Though, a Certifying Authority registered in Korea is at present not recognized in India, so digital signatures created under the regulatory regime of Korea are not recognised as legally valid in India (and vice-versa).
The system has a number of flaws, most seriously in that it does not allow someone who is not recognized as a member of any of these religions to marry at all, a particularly common problem among some immigrants from the former Soviet Union who are not recognized as Jewish by Orthodox halacha.
Over thirty counties have yet not recognized Macedonia as an independent country.
Patients who are officially eligible for "Extra Help" are being charged up to hundreds of dollars for prescriptions, when they should be charged no more than $5 per prescription (or 15% of the sale price if their countable income is in the range of 135% to 150% of federal poverty guidelines), because their eligibility for Extra Help is not recognized by the system.
For example, certain research and development costs that meet the definition of an asset in CON 6--but are currently not recognized as assets pursuant to FASB statements 141 and 142--are to be valued and recognized.
Other email security vendors simply have not recognized the importance of building their products on a solid security foundation.
Besides, the employees are new owners of the corporation through 401(k)s and other stock savings plans that are not recognized in the corporate process.
This is also not recognized in any versions of the Indian Act that I have read.
705's and 1032's intent to increase the basis of the corporation's partnership interest by the total gain resulting from the partnership's sale or exchange of the stock that was not recognized by the corporation under Sec.