Unethical: Why Bristol University SMILE trial should not have been conducted with chronically ill children
If it should have been conducted at all, the first clinical trial of Lightning Process should not have been conducted with chronically ill children. Safety and efficacy had neither been established with adults, nor healthy children.
The providers of Lightning Process in the SMILE trial were not credentialed health professionals and are not bound by ethical codes
CDC – Don’t just discreetly change recommendations for treating chronic fatigue syndrome, publicize the changes!
No one is going to notice important changes to Center for Disease Control recommendations for treating chronic fatigue syndrome unless explanations are often and disseminated. Unless you stumbled on it by accident, you had to be a routine watcher of the CDC website to have noticed a discrete last summer in the agency’s recommendations […]
Bristol University should start cleaning up its clinical trial registries by publishing two psychosocial intervention studies
A story in the feisty Bristol Cable revealed Bristol University ignores its responsibilities to publish results of clinical trials. A follow up story announced the university’s pledge to remedy the situation. The investigation of hidden data excluded psychosocial intervention trials. But here are two trials for which publication is overdue.
Actually, not a dog, but it is an equally lame story: A thief allegedly made off with the only copy of the data from study critics claim never happened. What can be done?
Journal of Health Psychology Editor responds to misrepresentations by Cochrane author in Mental Elf blog
A Cochrane review author made a number of false claims in his Mental Elf blog post about why his manuscript about PACEgate was rejected by the Journal of Health Psychology.
Part 2: What to look for in a Special Issue of Journal of Health Psychology concerning the PACE trial
Summaries and links to eight additional contributions to the special issue of Journal of Health Psychology on the controversial PACE trial.
A Special issue of Journal of Health Psychology concerns PACE, a trial of therapies for patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) that has attracted a great deal of controversy
Publication of the special issue of Journal of Health Psychology will go forward as planned on Monday July 31.
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