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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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So, he keeps his base from eroding by feeding them unproven statements, like having a tape of Lewis conniving with the ICC or Trillanes having illegal wealth.
Compared to those receiving evidence-backed treatments, patients with breast cancer who opted for unproven methods were more than five times as likely to die, those with lung cancer were more than twice as likely to die and those with colon cancer were about five times as likely to die.
While unproven stem cell treatments in U.S.-based clinics rarely have severe side effects, they also arguably have little to no appreciable therapeutic benefits.
"What is the plan, what can we all do in order to have this unproven medicine, and I want to stress this point, what we will be discussing at this moment is unproven.
"These unproven and ill-prepared stem cell therapies, for which there is no scientific basis, will do nothing for patients and their families except make them poorer," said Charles ffrench-Constant from the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Regenerative Medicine.
The Ministry of Health in China announced in mid-January that the country has stopped all unproven and experimental stem-cell treatment programs and refuses to accept any new applications for approval of stem cell treatments, according to the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ).
The products - which are sold primarily on the Internet but are available in some stores - are not FDA approved, and make unproven claims that they can be used to prevent, treat, or cure STDs, including genital herpes, genital warts, chlamydia, HIV, and AIDS, FDA officials announced during a media briefing.
PHARMACEUTICAL companies have been found to use professional medical journals to promote unproven benefits of their drugs or to discredit products of rival companies.
People are putting their health at risk to travel to private clinics for dangerous stem cell treatments Thousands of people are putting their health and life savings at risk to travel to private clinics around the world for unproven and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments, British experts said.
This is a derogatory term for someone who believed the popular unproven scientific 'fact' of the day, which is really strange.
The companies behind the planned power stations have warned that they would be unable to stump up all of the investment needed to fund unproven and expensive CCS technology, which is estimated to cost between 250 million [pounds sterling] and 1 billion [pounds sterling] per station.
Many of the claims made about these products are unproven, but most women don't know that and assume that natural products must be safer.