Tag Archives: BMJ

Academics object to the continued publication of the Lightning Process for children study

Trial By Error: an open letter to Dr Godlee about BMJ’s ethically bankrupt actions, by David Tuller in Virology blog, 28 August 2019   I have sent the following letter to Dr Fiona Godlee, editorial director of BMJ, about Archives … Continue reading

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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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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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Why has the PACE Study’s “Sister Trial” been “Disappeared” and Forgotten?

David Tuller continues his analysis of research about treatments for CFS with an examination of the FINE trial.  A summary has been compiled by MEAction. Virology blog: Trial By Error, Continued: Why has the PACE Study’s “Sister Trial”been “Disappeared” and Forgotten? [9 … Continue reading

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Responses to ‘Fear of exercise’ report in BMJ

The BMJ reports on the latest study from the PACE trial published on 13 January in the Lancet Psychiatry, with an article by Ingrid Torjesen. A number of letters in response challenging the research conclusions have been published online including those by: Prof … Continue reading

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The disturbing truth about disability assessments: a GP’s view

Two recent television programmes made public what doctors and patients already know: fitness to work assessments being conducted in the UK by the private firm Atos are unfit for purpose and damaging. Why are doctors involved in this farce, asks … Continue reading

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Insomnia and CFS

Dr Derek Enlander contributed the following to a discussion of a clinical review of the assessment and management of insomnia in primary care published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal): “We all agree that insomnia is a secondary symptom of … Continue reading

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