Tag Archives: PACE trial

Responses in BMJ to Prof Sharpe on PACE trial

 Pressure grows on Lancet to review “flawed” PACE trial On 22 August Ingrid Torjesen  wrote a news item in the British Medical Journal about an article in the Times which highlighted the call to review the results of the PACE trial into … Continue reading

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Trial By Error: Professor Edwards’ letter to MRC’s Fiona Watt

Virology blog post, by David Tuller, DrPH, 28 August 2018: Trial By Error: Professor Edwards’ Letter to MRC’s Fiona Watt Jonathan Edwards, an emeritus professor of medicine at University College London, recently sent a letter to Professor Fiona Watt, executive … Continue reading

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AfME apologises for its role in the PACE trial & clarifies its change of position

Action for M.E. statement on: The PACE trial and behavioural treatments for M.E. On 29th August 2018 Action for ME published a statement explaining the charity’s role in the PACE trial and apologising for their role in contributing to the … Continue reading

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MRC supports the PACE trial & promotes data sharing

MRC supports the PACE trial & promotes data sharing On 27th August 2018 the Medical Research Council (MRC) responded to the online article in the  Times, which reported the call for a review of the PACE trial. The following day … Continue reading

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The Times: Call for review of ‘flawed’ ME research in Lancet letter

Times online article, by Tom Whipple, 21 August 2018: Call for review of ‘flawed’ ME research in Lancet letter More than a hundred academics have joined ten MPs and scores of patient groups from around the world to sign an … Continue reading

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Lancet continues to ignore request to reassess the reported PACE findings

Virology Blog post, 13 August, 2018: Trial By Error: Open Letter to The Lancet, version 3.0, by David Tuller, DrPH Two months ago, Professor Racaniello sent Lancet editor Richard Horton an open letter about the indisputable methodological and ethical failings of the PACE trial. This … Continue reading

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Checking our blind spots: current status of research evidence summaries in ME/CFS

Checking our blind spots: current status of research evidence summaries in ME/CFS, by Todd E Davenport, Staci R Stevens, J Mark VanNess, Jared Stevens, Christopher R Snell in British Journal of Sports Medicine, July 2018 Editorial: The evidence-based practice (EBP) … Continue reading

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PACE trial: yet another appeal to the Lancet, with more on board

Trial By Error: Yet Another Appeal to The Lancet, With More On Board, by David Tuller, DrPH, in Virology blog, 10 July 2018 Last month, Professor Racaniello sent Lancet editor Richard Horton an open letter about the PACE trial signed … Continue reading

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PACE Trial Committee & Team Minutes available online

PACE trial minutes John Peters from Swansea requested the minutes of meetings of the Trial Steering Committee and Trial Management Group of the PACE trial. Queen Mary University of London refused on the grounds that it would be ‘prejudicial to … Continue reading

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Rethinking the treatment of CFS – a reanalysis of the PACE trial

Research abstract: Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—a reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT by Carolyn E. Wilshire, Tom Kindlon, Robert Courtney, Alem Matthees, David Tuller, Keith Geraghty and Bruce … Continue reading

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