After reading this, I now understand why Cochrane's handling of the ME/CFS exercise review has been a complete joke.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Contrast Cochrane's behaviour when it comes to the ME/CFS Exercise Review with this issue:
This article shows that Cochrane can do the right...
Researchers at Murdoch Uni found a new Australian strain of Borrelia in echidna ticks apparently. They still don't know whether it can be...
The lead author is Richard Kanaan, a crony of Wessely's and a promulgator of the 'secondary benefits' model.
After a Senate Inquiry into...
Translation: "gaslighting this many people at once and getting away with it as we have done in the past is a big challenge".
An interview with Dr Richard Schloeffel on long covid. Dr Schloeffel has been treating ME/CFS for decades in Australia and is well regarded by...
Reporting of a Chinese study published in the Lancet. Most long haulers aren't getting better.
Edit: another story about the same study:
Rubbish. Requiring PEM is hardly 'new'.
The Canadian Consensus Criteria requires PEM and was published in 2003. The ICC also requires PEM and was...
1) Those nasty patients are harassing us by asking inconvenient questions; or
2) You haven't read the paper.
Today it's 2)
This article starts out well:
And then this:
No doubt Wessely wants to bring the same rigour he brought to ME/CFS and GWS research to Long Covid.
That's good sleuthing!
There are a number of former LP practitioners and Parker business partners who have started up their 'own version' of the...
Well done! Don't forget that Humble Bundle donate a proportion of your game purchases to a nominated charity.
OMF is in the list of charities you...
This is a very good quote from the latter of the Times articles:
A very good article. The full version can be read here.
From what I've heard, all of the hospital-based ME/CFS clinics in Australia are terrible. If I had a child with ME/CFS, I wouldn't let them...
No doubt there's an unblinded trial with...
Spot on. Moreover, I soon realised that insisting to doctors that I didn't have "fatigue" (rather I feel "sick") confused them and complicated...
Emerge Australia's submission to the CDC review can be found here.
It's as if they've never actually talked (or listened) to a real patient.
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