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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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PACE Trial reanalysis in the news – Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’

Times article, by Tom Whipple, Science Editor, 22 March 2018: Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’ [register for free to read 2 articles a week] Scientists have questioned the robustness of a study that recommended exercise and cognitive behavioural therapy … Continue reading

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PACE debate in House of Commons – video & transcript available

House of Commons ME/CFS PACE Trial debate 20 February 2018 Glasgow MP Carol Monaghan led a debate about the effect of the controversial flawed PACE Trial upon those living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) in the UK and worldwide. Official transcript … Continue reading

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An analysis of Dutch studies confirms CBT with a GA protocol is not effective for CFS & ME

Research abstract: An analysis of Dutch hallmark studies confirms the outcome of the PACE trial: cognitive behaviour therapy with a graded activity protocol is not effective for chronic fatigue syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by FNM. Twisk and LAMM Corsius in General … Continue reading

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Rethinking the treatment of CFS – a reanalysis & evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT

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 Wilshire, Tom Kindlon, Robert Courtney, Alem Matthees, David Tuller, Keith Geraghty and Bruce Levin [Preprint … Continue reading

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