- Hypothesis: Broken connections: the evidence for neuroglial failure in ME/CFS
- Research review: The enterovirus theory of disease etiology in ME/CFS
- NICE delays Roundtable – no invite for WAMES!
- Genetic research: Fine mapping of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) in ME/CFS
- Research: A map of metabolic phenotypes in patients with ME/CFS
Tag Archives: harms
Monitoring treatment harm in ME/CFS: a freedom-of-information study of NHS specialist centres in England.
Monitoring treatment harm in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A freedom-of-information study of National Health Service specialist centres in England, by Graham McPhee, Adrian Baldwin, Tom Kindlon, Brian M Hughes in J Health Psychol. 2019 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print] … Continue reading
Graded exercise therapy for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is not effective and unsafe. Re-analysis of a Cochrane review, by Mark Vink & Alexandra Vink-Niese in Health Psychology Open, Vol 5, issue: 2 [First Published October 8, 2018] Review article abstract: … Continue reading
Article abstract: Reporting of harms was much better in the PACE (Pacing, graded Activity, and Cognitive behavioural therapy: a randomised Evaluation) trial than earlier chronic fatigue syndrome trials of graded exercise therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. However, some issues remain. The … Continue reading
This review looked at the work of clinicians in general, not specifically in relation to ME or CFS. Key Points: Question: Do clinicians have accurate expectations of the benefits and harms of treatments, tests, and screening tests? Findings: In this systematic review of … Continue reading
Guardian article, by Dr Luisa Dillner, 4 April 2016: Can psychological treatments be harmful? The mind is a delicate thing, so can therapies actually have a negative effect? The evidence points to some cause for concern The side effects of antidepressants … Continue reading
Journalists Julie Rehmeyer and Dr. David Tuller have published an analysis concluding that the PACE trial failed to demonstrate the safety of graded exercise therapy, despite its authors claiming that it was a safe treatment for patients with chronic fatigue … Continue reading